I've found a good test scenario (in german), which acknowledges my experience. The Hitachi HDD is fast, but loud. Good compromises in loudness and perfomance are the HDDs of Fujitsu, especially MHV2100AH.
Thanks for your answers
I've found some accoustic noice values on the Fujitsu website, all for 100 GB HDDs:
o MHV2100AT: 24 dBA, 2.3 bels
o MHU2100AT: 25 dBA, 2.4 bels
o MHV2100AH: 28 dBA, 2.6...
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