Best hard drives for gaming, (SSD not an option because i need vast storage in, Im low on budget)

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What are the best hard drives you guys can recommend for gaming? Yes i know all hard drives are same and good but still Im confused since there are a lot of options out there and i cant seem to narrow down the best option. Ssd isn't an option because im really tight on budget. I work on videos as well and have a vast collection of games so speed isn't my priority but rather storage size. Shoot me your best suggestion. Thanks in advance!
 

terry4536

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I have always had good luck with WD Caviar Black hard drives. They are called just WD Black now (Western Digital).

That would be my suggestion.

WD Black 2TB Performance Desktop Hard Disk Drive - 7200 RPM SATA 6Gb/s 64MB Cache 3.5 Inch - WD2003FZEX
https://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=9SIA9HJ3JJ4494

Here are three examples in 2TB to 6TB.

WD Black 4TB Performance Desktop Hard Disk Drive - 7200 RPM SATA 6Gb/s 256MB Cache 3.5 Inch - WD4005FZBX
https://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?item=234-000G-000W6

WD Black 6TB Performance Desktop Hard Disk Drive - 7200 RPM SATA 6Gb/s 256MB Cache 3.5 Inch - WD6003FZBX
https://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?item=234-000G-000W5
 

Whizkid97

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Your question is sort of complex as you didn't mention the exact amount of your budget, but I second with the suggestions made by terry these are very good suggestions for almost any kind of budget and if you're looking for a brief overview of all of these hard drives follow this they've done short reviews on these hard drives. This will help you narrow down the best one for you. Hopefully.
 
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Grobe

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Thing about hard drives is - they're much slower at the end.

Therefore - if you have an approximate idea on how much disk space your games may consume, you can partition the disk upon install and have a separate partition located at the start of the disk, where you install all the games.
 

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