Is this hard drive better?

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  1. Andy F

    Andy F Stunt Coordinator

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    for my new comp i have the option to upgrade from a maxtor ATA-133 7200 RPM Hard Drive to a western digital with 20 more gig (80), the same speed, but with an 8mb cache buffer for $33. is that worth it?
     
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    The cache does give it a nice speed boost, and personally I find WD's a little more reliable than Maxtors...I would do it for $33.
     
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    Maxtors tend to be a little on the noisy side. I own the WD80 SE and its a great drive so far... no problems yet. I also have a Maxtor 120 and it is also a good drive.
     

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