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Is buying a used SSD a good idea? [closed]

For my laptop, I want to purchase an SSD, clone my existing 750 GB HDD onto it, place the SSD in the primary bay and replace my DVD drive with a caddy that can hold my old 750 GB HDD. My first thought ...
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Hard Drives and types — What makes them so different?

7200RPM WD Blacks are designed to be faster then WD Blues/Greens. They are the same speed, same cache, etc., what really makes them actually faster? Does it have to do with spin up/down speeds or ...
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Why are most of 2TB hard disks released 5400 RPM?

Most of 1TB Hard disks run as 7200 RPM recently. But why 2TB is not? Few disks have a 7200 rpm specification. Is there a technical reason?
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Reliable 1tb or larger hard drive? [closed]

I am in the market for 2-3 new drives, I would like each to be at least 1tb to 2tb in size. I have been reading all the reviews on newegg.com for 1tb and larger drives and they all have 1 thing in ...