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post #11 of 19
reading the article, it said that perpendicular allows for more storage on the same amount of magnetic tape

HOWEVER
it does not say that a 500GB perpendicular stores ANY MORE than a 500GB of regular, just that manufacturers can make larger hd's with the same amount of tape. so basically a perpendicular 500GB has less tape than a regular 500GB, and costs more for NO reason. LOLz....
    
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post #12 of 19
are you going to over clock, i presume you are thats why really anyone would buy a core 2 duo.
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Originally Posted by amd_hardsoftware View Post
reading the article, it said that perpendicular allows for more storage on the same amount of magnetic tape

HOWEVER
it does not say that a 500GB perpendicular stores ANY MORE than a 500GB of regular, just that manufacturers can make larger hd's with the same amount of tape. so basically a perpendicular 500GB has less tape than a regular 500GB, and costs more for NO reason. LOLz....
less means what a lighter platter, a lighter platter means less friction, less heat, more life out of the bearings, less area means quicker access (heads have to travel less to find data). And this is just what i can think up off the top of my head.
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^ i like this guy!!!!
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post #15 of 19
i still have NO idea why you are going to get 1 500gb hd over 2 250's in raid0

plus, why get a E6700 and a 8800GTS? a E6600 and 8800GTX would be better..

and a P5B-D would be my choice for a mobo
    
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ok SOOOOO whats a better overclocking board than asus??

im open to sugestions?? i always liked and owned asus due to its ease in clocking.... is it time for a change?
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i know this has nothing to do with the topic, but Congrats on having the baby mate
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i know this has nothing to do with the topic, but Congrats on having the baby mate
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post #19 of 19
yeah congrats. My favorite board for clocking is the one i got the gigabyte p965-ds3 or the s3, the difference is the ds3 has solid caps(means it will last longer). right now i got that and the e6300 and its stable at a 460fsb *7 thats what like 3220Mhz, so i'm totally satisfied. and i heard that when a new bios comes out it might be able to clock more, i guess it has problems over the 460fsb because of the memory or something like that. match that with some good ram and maybe a e6600 and you'll be all set. it also supports the quad core so when that becomes all the rage you can upgrade to that. one tip with that board is get the zalman northbridge cooler ( http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16835118014 ) because it needs it and also it would be good to get a small fan 30mm and mount it to the south bridge heatsink, because it gets fairly toasty.
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