Discussion in 'HTPC' started by Arch-Angel, Jun 24, 2010.
Absolutely, couldn't recommend this strongly enough.
3rd 4thed and 5thed.
This way you have a nice MEDIA drive, which can be taken when that pc/hdd etc karks it, and transplanting into your new media PC
Seriously. Done this soo many times, hell even useful for just reformatting the OS everynow and then.
im using a wd 1.5 tb adf drive + software thats slows the rpm down a bit(head seek noise), its fine i get 86mb/sec avt hdtach on intel (x45 chipset)
what software slows down the rpm?
The green drives are more than enough for a HTPC - I have several and after switching off the bloody idle head parking "feature" they have been working great!
There are times where I record 6 telly shows at once while watching another and it doesn't break a sweat.
jesus dude, you should get 40MB/sec on a green drive...
thats probably 10x what you need to stream HD MKV...
Where did this rumour that green drives are no good for streaming come from?
I heard it
Have installed a Green drive in my HTPC and it's working beautifully so far