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you wouldn't really notice a difference if that's the ONLY difference...

NCQ is basically useless to be honest....just get whichever ones the best deal for size/money. Bigger is better, BTW.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by DuckieHo View Post
What hard drives? How do you know they have the exact same performance? To have the same performance.... they need to have the same spindle speed, cache size, number of platters, platter density, controller, and firmware.

The drive model is probably as important as the cache size.
The two model numbers are:
ST3250620AS
ST3250820AS
The 6 stands for 16MB while the 8 stands for 8MB. They are both Seagate 7200.10 perpendicular.
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Bump. I hate to do this 4 hrs. after my last post, but this is a rather pressing issue. I need HDDs and the general mid-set here will help me decide which ones to order.
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