HARD DRIVE! WD or Hitachi

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eatbutt

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alright, so HITACHI has a bigger #, and WD i know is a better brand... but whats a better brand even mean???

-Hitachi 160GB 7200RPM Serial ATA 150 8MB Cache
-Western Digital 160GB 7200RPM ATA 100 8MB Special Editon

helphelphelp tytyty
 

Simon

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I have a HITACHI, its quiet and has had no problem, but WD is also a good brand
 

Nubius

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WD all the way......the 'higher number' you speak of is in terms of its interface......the 100mb is IDE, and the 150 is SATA......you'd better understand this before you go buying a SATA drive and turns out your computer doesn't have SATA ports
 

eatbutt

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what do i look on to see if its compatible with the WD or the Hitachi???
and so ur all saying go with the WD?
 
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