What’s more important when choosing a hard drive?

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I am about to purchase a new hard drive and want to get the best value for money. My choice currently lies between the Western Digital Caviar Green (5400 rpm and a 64 MB cache) and a Seagate hard drive (7200 rpm and a 32 MB cahce). So the question is, what's more important, RPM or cache size?

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Go for RPM. Cache doesn’t help as much as you would expect. Before you decide, see if <a href=”http://www.pricewatch.com”>pricewatch</a> helps you with good deals.

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