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Looks like we've got a WD guy

Those are basically the same thing, except they do not do the perpendicular recording like the seagates. That is newer technology that allows more storage per platter, hence faster read/write times. I'm a fan

They look good though.
Hmm. how much better is that?
    
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Originally Posted by stevemc View Post
Looks like we've got a WD guy

Those are basically the same thing, except they do not do the perpendicular recording like the seagates. That is newer technology that allows more storage per platter, hence faster read/write times. I'm a fan

They look good though.
*sings*
"get perpendicular..."
http://www.hitachigst.com/hdd/resear...Animation.html

Technically, that is hitachi^, but w/e.

By the way, you don't have to get a seagate HDD to utilize perpendicular technology. Just play some disco music inside of your case.
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*sings*
"get perpendicular..."
http://www.hitachigst.com/hdd/resear...Animation.html

Technically, that is hitachi^, but w/e.
I'm just sayin' they use the technology...

Compare the Raptor RAID to my 7200.10 RAID... Closer than I thought it would be. Plus, I get more space for less $$$!

I am assuming we are both running SATA150.
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I'm just sayin' they use the technology...
I am assuming we are both running SATA150.
Yes
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OMG... I think im crying I was laughing so hard... rep for that lol dam


lol so what were we talking about?
    
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Alright. So I want to get perpendicular... So I'll get those 2 seagates. lol how does it make them better though?
    
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Alright. So I want to get perpendicular... So I'll get those 2 seagates. lol how does it make them better though?
Better? You saw the funny animation, right?

Worth it, IMO. If you want more space, go 320GB for $95/drive + Shipping.
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post #29 of 34
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Better? You saw the funny animation, right?

Worth it, IMO. If you want more space, go 320GB for $95/drive + Shipping.
Alright Im sold on the 2 x 250giggers. lol that video did it.
    
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The wha?
The superparamagnetic effect!

Seriously though, basically, since you cannot stack bits on top of each other (or at least, I don't think so) in close proximity, stacking the vertically wastes less space. My friend was joking with me once that his horizontal bits were just as effective. After I went through my unstoppable speech of hos wrongness, he said "what if I position my hard drive vertically? Then my bits are horizontal, but are still using perp. technology!" I admit, that one had me stumped. I wonder if it holds any truth...

I need to stop thinking about that video or else I will have nightmares about it. I mean, in my previous nightmares the bits couldn't catch me because they had to crawl since they were horizontal. They are perpendicular now, so they can run. I have an idea, I can turn my dream sideways. This way, they will be crawling again. Wait, oh crap, I'm having one of those falling dreams again...
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