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as u can see in my sig im building a intel but i dont reli have the budget to get 2 hd's so im getting a singel Western Digital Caviar Special Edition 160GB 1600JS SATA-II 8MB Cache

i know this is going to hurt preformance but is ther a better hd that i can get for around 40-45 pounds

noob question but im not reli a know it all when it comes to pc's i know my stuff but i dont know it all

and help is better than non ty vm
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post #2 of 11
No man, it is a very good HDD. You shouldn't worry.
I might add in, while when we're at it, that your signature is too long It's supposed to be shorter than 8 lines.
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post #3 of 11
160 Gb Western Digital WD1600YS Caviar RE, SATA300, 7200 rpm, 16MB Cache, 8.9 ms, NCQ £38.06 + £7.71 VAT + £5.98 shipping = £51.75

It's a bit over budget (due to shipping), but the 16MB Cache will give you some extra performance. If this is too much money, then get the one you picked.
    
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post #4 of 11
Well that HDD is great mate no worries there at all.

As said before a MOD gets you i would go into your Usercp and get that Sig shorter than 8 lines.
However a Seagate HDD with perpendicular recording will be better

Heres another seagate more worth the money : http://www.ebuyer.com/UK/product/115415

Might be an Idea to save a little more.
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hummm ty i spoze ill buy the hd last just to see what funds i have left
ty agian dude
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post #6 of 11
Good luck. However definately look into HDD'S that have perpendicular recording.
post #7 of 11
Are they really that much better Enterprise? Benchmarks are mixed at best as far I know.
    
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Originally Posted by Chozart View Post
Are they really that much better Enterprise? Benchmarks are mixed at best as far I know.
I haven't heard extreme performance gains either. 2-3Mb/s tops.
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post #9 of 11
There Not extreme performance gains no..Only very little if i wher to be honest however if one fits into his budget and specifications then i would reccomend getting it..Every little helps.
post #10 of 11
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yeps thats my policey as well
im getting the best outa the best for my budget iv changed my mine on all the parts like 5 times now lol and things that i didnt change are the psu and case cuz i love them both
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