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So what has been Western Digital's forway into solid state drives?
post #22 of 132
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Originally Posted by BizzareRide View Post
Useless. Give us a 2TB hybrid drive with an on-board 32GB SSD < $250.
You do realize that you could put 4 X 1 TB HDD in RAID for just $240?

Last time I checked 4 HDD in RAID was PDQ! (Pretty darn quick!)

Even 2 X 1 TB in RAID is only $120, so why go SSD at all?

I don't see all the hype over SSD, I have one and it's not all that, really it's not...
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All they did was take the two lower end drives and slap the higher end interface on them. Not even worth a look IMHO.
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I thought these were extinct?
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I thought these were extinct?
The term "Flogging a dead dino" comes to mind...
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You do realize that you could put 4 X 1 TB HDD in RAID for just $240?

Last time I checked 4 HDD in RAID was PDQ! (Pretty darn quick!)

Even 2 X 1 TB in RAID is only $120, so why go SSD at all?

I don't see all the hype over SSD, I have one and it's not all that, really it's not...
RAID setups can get very fast sequential speeds. SSDs kill in random speeds and especially with small files, which OSs like to use. You saying that you have one and not noticing a difference makes me think you are either lying or maybe have a defective drive or something.
    
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Velociraptors were too noisy for my taste. It was like having someone tap on my PC case with a metal rod.
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Awesome. I'd like to get some Velociraptors in our PCs at work since SSDs are still too young to know anything about long-term longevity. Buying a bunch of expensive SSDs that may be dead in 3 - 5 years would not make the bosses happy. But mechanical HDDs are proven reliable.
Lol...

Mechanical drive spinning @ 10k. Vs 100% solid state drive..?
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Those are SAS drives. I wish mobos would come with integrated SAS support or just drop SATA for SAS all together.
my mobo has 2 sas ports and its just a standard x58 board..
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my mobo has 2 sas ports and its just a standard x58 board..
You have a workstation board
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