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Old January 13, 2014, 07:50 PM
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Originally Posted by AkG View Post
The Green series is about as quiet a HDD as you are going to find, so basically any model will be louder. The REDs are a touch louder, but honestly they are not a 'growler' by any stretch. I doubt you will notice much difference between them...EXCEPT that the Red is meant for NAS environments and the Green is not. IMHO The new RED 2.0s are much more durable and a lot less....lets say 'less than optimal' than the first gen Red.
Read some threads on WD forum about hdd head parking issues that were present on the Greens. Also there's a lot of DOA reviews on the net about poor shipment packaging...

I'm seriously weary of ordering these now.
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