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Wait.. you *have* the Raptors.

Only if yuo don't have enough storage space would I replace them. You likely won't see a real improvement in speed...
Well I can sell them to put more towards something else, plus I will have more space. I like music and videos a lot!
    
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The Raptors have that "10K whine" that I've noticed with my SCSI drives. I have to say going with the PRT drives is a very good choice. They are as good as the Raptors from my experience and cost a whole lot less. I have a PRT 320GB and there is almost no noise generated from it. They are not loud at all.
I know what you mean with the "whine" from the 10K drives. I have a couple SCSI 36GB IBM 10K hdd's and they have that sound.
    
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I know what you mean with the "whine" from the 10K drives. I have a couple SCSI 36GB IBM 10K hdd's and they have that sound.
LOL, I have 2 Seagate 36GB Barracudas and they like to sing to me.
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LOL, I have 2 Seagate 36GB Barracudas and they like to sing to me.
Yeah. I am planning on getting rid of my SCSI setup soon, cuz of my new builds. I just don't need it anymore since a lot of SATA drives match up to the preformace, besides the like $1200 PCIe cards.
    
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Mikey, they make 16mb cache Raptors....



Edit since you posted same time as me : In all models they offer 16mb

Here :
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...&Go.x=0&Go.y=0
I know they do, i have the 16MB raptors

But he was asking about a 8MB not 16MB

Todd, just get the Seagate Perp, it will be better than the 8MB raptors.
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I know they do, i have the 16MB raptors

But he was asking about a 8MB not 16MB

Todd, just get the Seagate Perp, it will be better than the 8MB raptors.
Lol wow the first str8 out answer to the original question. I am planning to get them. I don't know if I should get the 250GB or 320GB. What do you think??
    
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Lol wow the first str8 out answer to the original question. I am planning to get them. I don't know if I should get the 250GB or 320GB. What do you think??
Now from 250 to 320. I'd buy whats best for my $$$$. If you can get a 320 for close to the price of the 250G then get it, otherwise it shoun't make a different
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320GB - $95 shipped

250GB - $80 shipped

95/320 = 0.296875 cent per gig

80/250 = 0.32 cent per gig

I'd go for the 320
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320GB - $95 shipped

250GB - $80 shipped

95/320 = 0.296875 cent per gig

80/250 = 0.32 cent per gig

I'd go for the 320
Lol well thankk you for that breakdown. I might go with the 320GB, but I might now. 500GB is already a lot for me to fill. Saving the $30 extra could help pay for other stuff.

I will probably be going with the 250GB Perps, so if anyone is interested in the 74GB Raptors, let me know. todd258@comcast.net
    
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