best silent hard drives in 2020?

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flyingsherpa
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best silent hard drives in 2020?

Post by flyingsherpa » Mon Feb 17, 2020 6:23 am

Just curious what everyone is buying for silent drives these days. The industry seems to have slowed down a lot as the tech has leveled out and SSDs have ramped up, but many of us still need mass storage and want it to be quiet. This is definitely major area that I miss official SPCR reviews for...

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Re: best silent hard drives in 2020?

Post by Abula » Mon Feb 17, 2020 9:35 am

Well we are more screwed than the WD GREEN days, as now we have more platters and Helium drives are not quiet, they are not black levels, but my WD Red 3tb and Green 2TB are much quieter, that said.... not much you can do, most of todays high density and platter drives are not quiet, so the solution is NAS and place it where you cant hear it.

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Re: best silent hard drives in 2020?

Post by CristianoO'Quinn » Tue Jun 09, 2020 4:13 am

i bought a Western Digital AV-GP 1TB , is really quiet m power saver and do not overheat

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Re: best silent hard drives in 2020?

Post by CristianoO'Quinn » Tue Jun 16, 2020 5:04 am

flyingsherpa wrote:
Mon Feb 17, 2020 6:23 am
Just curious what everyone is buying for silent drives these days. The industry seems to have slowed down a lot as the tech has leveled out and SSDs have ramped up, but many of us still need mass storage and want it to be quiet. This is definitely major area that I miss official SPCR reviews for...
WD Black 4TB Performance Internal Hard Drive - 7200 RPM Class, SATA 6 Gb/s, 256 MB Cache, 3.5" - WD4005FZBX - with price 180$

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