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8MB Cache PERP Drive vs 16MB WD Drive

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hey guys, i have the choice between two hard drives..

Western Digital SATA II Drive with 16MB cache

OR

Seagate SATA II with 8MB Cache, PERP recording.

I know the seagate .10 series hds are VERY good, and i want to put them in raid, but will the 16mb cache really matter? Im leaning twords the seagate drive still because of its outstanding performance, but im afraid that the cache will bite me in the rear.


Make the decision.
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WD for sure
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get the 16mb perp drive....lol

There is one, no?
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post #4 of 5
Which WD HD 16MB are you talking about? They make more than one. The 16MB does have an impact but that is only one aspect of performance.

Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 for sure. It is probably the best (or close) 7200RPM hard drive in terms of performance. The Raptor does beat it but at a fourfold GB/dollar ratio. BTW... don't you mean PRT?
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yeah, thats what i thought... im going for the seagate i guess. =P

they didnt have the 16mb perp. =(
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