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Raptor Really Worth This Much??

Poll Results: Is the WD Raptor worth that much??

Poll expired: Oct 20, 2006  
  • 64% (11)
    Yes it is def worth that much!!
  • 35% (6)
    No it is not even close to that much!!
17 Total Votes  
post #1 of 5
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I was looking for some prices for my two WD Raptor's I have coming, because I might sell them and I found this is on eBay:

http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll...3415&rd=1&rd=1

Can I really get that much for each drive??? (I have two )
    
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post #2 of 5
Yea, thats how much they are..

I think you could prob get about 100-110$ for each.

Local best buy charges 169.99 for one.
Newegg charges 149.99. (OEM)
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post #3 of 5
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Wow. I didn't know they were worth that much. I hope I can get enough rep by the time my new comp gets here to sell these on here for everyone with their IDE drives
    
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post #4 of 5
RAPTORS are not worth paying that much for so little space. For the price of ONE 150GB raptor, you could get TWO 320GB Seagate with Perpendicular Recording and 16MB of cache and RAID 'em and it'll be way faster than the single RAPTOR.

I don't see what's the big deal other than the fact that they turn at 10K-rpm because the average seek time means nothing, they're measure in milliseconds and burst and write speeds are not that impressive IMO.

That's why I stick with massive space and RAID.
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