Overclock.net › Forums › Components › Hard Drives & Storage › 16mb and 8mb Raptor?
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:

16mb and 8mb Raptor?

post #1 of 24
Thread Starter 
Ok, I just got back from best buy and realized I got and 8mb and 16mb raptor. I'm setting them up in raid 0. Do you think there will be a difference between them and 2 16mb ones? They were the last 2 drives they had, so I will have to order one from newegg if theres going to be a noticable difference.Thanks
My System
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
C2D E6600@ 3.0ghz ASUS P5B Deluxe x1950xtx Crucial Ballistix 8000 2gig 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
2x74gb Raptors(RAID0) 250gb WD back up sony Windows XP sp2 19in Widescreen LCD 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Microsoft wireless OCZ Powerstream 520 Thermaltake Matrix Microsoft wireless 
  hide details  
Reply
My System
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
C2D E6600@ 3.0ghz ASUS P5B Deluxe x1950xtx Crucial Ballistix 8000 2gig 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
2x74gb Raptors(RAID0) 250gb WD back up sony Windows XP sp2 19in Widescreen LCD 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Microsoft wireless OCZ Powerstream 520 Thermaltake Matrix Microsoft wireless 
  hide details  
Reply
post #2 of 24
the 16mb drive will only use 8mb of cache when RAID0'd with the other 8mb drive. The performance will be reduced but not by much
Studio Machine
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Q6600 @ 2.6 Ghz I forget. nVidia 8400 2GB DDR2 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
1x320GB, 1x750GB CD/DVD+-RW Windows Vista Ultimate SP1 & Arch Linux 64bit 19inch Acer X193W 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech UltraSlim Pathetic 350w Cube 2 Quid Bargain Bin Thing 
  hide details  
Reply
Studio Machine
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Q6600 @ 2.6 Ghz I forget. nVidia 8400 2GB DDR2 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
1x320GB, 1x750GB CD/DVD+-RW Windows Vista Ultimate SP1 & Arch Linux 64bit 19inch Acer X193W 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech UltraSlim Pathetic 350w Cube 2 Quid Bargain Bin Thing 
  hide details  
Reply
post #3 of 24
Quote:
Originally Posted by Jobob182 View Post
Ok, I just got back from best buy and realized I got and 8mb and 16mb raptor. I'm setting them up in raid 0. Do you think there will be a difference between them and 2 16mb ones? They were the last 2 drives they had, so I will have to order one from newegg if theres going to be a noticable difference.Thanks
Go and change for the 16mb.
My System
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
E6850 SLA,G0,@3.7 P5N32 SLi/680iSB=Jing ting/nb=spirit II[1203]bios] MSI 470 GTX[order on his way] 4 gig ocz Reapers pc 8500 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
2 WD 250gig 16mb/raid 0\1 WD640 AALS 32MB win xp pro sp3/Windows 7 Beta LCD,22"=Samsung 2MS,226BW,52"samsung LN5A550 Thermaltake xaser 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
oczgamexstream700 wtt x blade/modded Razor deathadder thermaltake gamer pad/led 
  hide details  
Reply
My System
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
E6850 SLA,G0,@3.7 P5N32 SLi/680iSB=Jing ting/nb=spirit II[1203]bios] MSI 470 GTX[order on his way] 4 gig ocz Reapers pc 8500 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
2 WD 250gig 16mb/raid 0\1 WD640 AALS 32MB win xp pro sp3/Windows 7 Beta LCD,22"=Samsung 2MS,226BW,52"samsung LN5A550 Thermaltake xaser 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
oczgamexstream700 wtt x blade/modded Razor deathadder thermaltake gamer pad/led 
  hide details  
Reply
post #4 of 24
Quote:
Originally Posted by The_Jester View Post
the 16mb drive will only use 8mb of cache when RAID0'd with the other 8mb drive.
Uh, no, the 16MB raptor is going to use it's cache. It's best to use IDENTICAL drives in RAID, same model, same firmware same everything.
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
E2140 @ 2.13Ghz P5B-VM DO NVIDIA 8500 2GB Crucial Ballistix PC2-6400 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
WD 80GB SATAII Ubuntu x64 Sony Trinitron 20" 1280x1200 MS 
PowerCaseMouse
ThermalTake 430w Asus G5 
  hide details  
Reply
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
E2140 @ 2.13Ghz P5B-VM DO NVIDIA 8500 2GB Crucial Ballistix PC2-6400 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
WD 80GB SATAII Ubuntu x64 Sony Trinitron 20" 1280x1200 MS 
PowerCaseMouse
ThermalTake 430w Asus G5 
  hide details  
Reply
post #5 of 24
Thread Starter 
I figured they would both be at 8 mb, since when u use 2 different size drives in raid it ends up using the lower of the two. I think im going to exchange the 8mb and order another 16mb. I was just curious how big the difference was. Thanks
My System
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
C2D E6600@ 3.0ghz ASUS P5B Deluxe x1950xtx Crucial Ballistix 8000 2gig 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
2x74gb Raptors(RAID0) 250gb WD back up sony Windows XP sp2 19in Widescreen LCD 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Microsoft wireless OCZ Powerstream 520 Thermaltake Matrix Microsoft wireless 
  hide details  
Reply
My System
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
C2D E6600@ 3.0ghz ASUS P5B Deluxe x1950xtx Crucial Ballistix 8000 2gig 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
2x74gb Raptors(RAID0) 250gb WD back up sony Windows XP sp2 19in Widescreen LCD 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Microsoft wireless OCZ Powerstream 520 Thermaltake Matrix Microsoft wireless 
  hide details  
Reply
post #6 of 24
Why Raptors? They are over expensive and pretty pointless nowadays, two average hard disks in RAID0 can do wonders for performance and can almost equal them, which kinda makes Raptors like dinosaurs (excuse the obvious pun) extinct.

They are of no greater benefit anymore imo
 
X79 Build
(13 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i7-6950X @ 4.0Ghz Asus Rampage V Extreme [Bios:3101] 2x EVGA GeForce Titan X SC Editions in SLI 32GB (4×8) Corsair Dominator Platinums (3000Mhz) 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveOptical Drive
Samsung 950 Pro 512GB M.2 Nvme 2x 256GB Vertex 4 SSD (RAID-0) 2x 2TB Seagate Barracuda [Storage] Pioneer BDR-207DBK Blu-ray Writer 
CoolingOSMonitorPower
Corsair H105 (Push/Pull) Windows 10 Pro x64 2x 27" Asus PG278Q ROG Swift 144hz  Corsair AX1500i Digital ATX 80 Plus Titanium 
CaseAudio
Lian Li PC-O8WX ATX Cube Case Logitech Z906 5.1 Surround 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7-3930K (C2) @ (4.6Ghz) Asus Rampage IV Extreme X79 (Bios 3204) 3x EVGA GTX780Ti's SC Editions 32GB (4x8GB) G-Skill TridentX 2400Mhz 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
2x 256GB OCZ Vertex 4's (RAID-0) 2x 2TB Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 64MB Cache Pioneer BDR-207DBK Blu-ray Writer Corsair H105 (Push/Pull) 
OSMonitorPowerCase
Win7 Pro 64Bit & Win10 Pro 64Bit Asus ROG Swift (2560x1440 @144hz) Corsair AX1200 + Corsair RED sleeved cables Coolermaster Cosmos II Ultra 
  hide details  
Reply
 
X79 Build
(13 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i7-6950X @ 4.0Ghz Asus Rampage V Extreme [Bios:3101] 2x EVGA GeForce Titan X SC Editions in SLI 32GB (4×8) Corsair Dominator Platinums (3000Mhz) 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveOptical Drive
Samsung 950 Pro 512GB M.2 Nvme 2x 256GB Vertex 4 SSD (RAID-0) 2x 2TB Seagate Barracuda [Storage] Pioneer BDR-207DBK Blu-ray Writer 
CoolingOSMonitorPower
Corsair H105 (Push/Pull) Windows 10 Pro x64 2x 27" Asus PG278Q ROG Swift 144hz  Corsair AX1500i Digital ATX 80 Plus Titanium 
CaseAudio
Lian Li PC-O8WX ATX Cube Case Logitech Z906 5.1 Surround 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7-3930K (C2) @ (4.6Ghz) Asus Rampage IV Extreme X79 (Bios 3204) 3x EVGA GTX780Ti's SC Editions 32GB (4x8GB) G-Skill TridentX 2400Mhz 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
2x 256GB OCZ Vertex 4's (RAID-0) 2x 2TB Seagate Barracuda 7200.14 64MB Cache Pioneer BDR-207DBK Blu-ray Writer Corsair H105 (Push/Pull) 
OSMonitorPowerCase
Win7 Pro 64Bit & Win10 Pro 64Bit Asus ROG Swift (2560x1440 @144hz) Corsair AX1200 + Corsair RED sleeved cables Coolermaster Cosmos II Ultra 
  hide details  
Reply
post #7 of 24
LOL i just got home from best buy and bought two 74 gig raptors on sale for 119.99 is that the price you got ?

Option
BLACK
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Q6600 G0 @ 3.4 EVGA 780i FTW 2X XFX 9800 GTX 8 Gigs of Tracers 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
2 Raptor 74 Gig in Raid0 & 1 WDC 1Tb Asus DVD R/W Vista Ultimate x64 DELL UltraSharp 2405 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech G15 Gaming Keyboard PC Power & Cooling Slencer 750 Antec 1200 Razer Lachesis 
Mouse Pad
X-TRACK RIPPER 
  hide details  
Reply
BLACK
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Q6600 G0 @ 3.4 EVGA 780i FTW 2X XFX 9800 GTX 8 Gigs of Tracers 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
2 Raptor 74 Gig in Raid0 & 1 WDC 1Tb Asus DVD R/W Vista Ultimate x64 DELL UltraSharp 2405 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech G15 Gaming Keyboard PC Power & Cooling Slencer 750 Antec 1200 Razer Lachesis 
Mouse Pad
X-TRACK RIPPER 
  hide details  
Reply
post #8 of 24
Quote:
Originally Posted by erb View Post
Uh, no, the 16MB raptor is going to use it's cache. It's best to use IDENTICAL drives in RAID, same model, same firmware same everything.
it depends on which drive comes first in your raid array i believe,...but correct me if i'm wrong on this....
Current rig
(15 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 2700K Gigabyte GA-Z68X-UD3H-B3 EVGA GTX670 FTW Kingston Genesis 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
Corsair GT SSD Sony Sata optical drive Coolermaster Z600 Media Center/Home/vista Ultimate/W7 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Samsung 40" TV Razer Lycosa/LogitechG13/Belkin n52te Antec 650W triple rail Thermaltake shark bigtower 
MouseMouse PadAudio
Steelseries Sensei / Razer Taipan Custom teflon Creative X-fi Platinum 
  hide details  
Reply
Current rig
(15 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7 2700K Gigabyte GA-Z68X-UD3H-B3 EVGA GTX670 FTW Kingston Genesis 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
Corsair GT SSD Sony Sata optical drive Coolermaster Z600 Media Center/Home/vista Ultimate/W7 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
Samsung 40" TV Razer Lycosa/LogitechG13/Belkin n52te Antec 650W triple rail Thermaltake shark bigtower 
MouseMouse PadAudio
Steelseries Sensei / Razer Taipan Custom teflon Creative X-fi Platinum 
  hide details  
Reply
post #9 of 24
Quote:
Originally Posted by Mhill2029 View Post
Why Raptors?
They are of no greater benefit anymore imo
Raptors are FASTER! Access times and latency make a drive FAST! This is the result of a 10,000RPM drive.

Sequential reads/writes are on par with other 7,200RPM drives.
But this won't make your computer start faster, or start programs with multiple files to load.

Its like having two Corvettes that have the same top end. But one car does the quarter mile in 3 seconds, the other does it in 12.
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
E2140 @ 2.13Ghz P5B-VM DO NVIDIA 8500 2GB Crucial Ballistix PC2-6400 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
WD 80GB SATAII Ubuntu x64 Sony Trinitron 20" 1280x1200 MS 
PowerCaseMouse
ThermalTake 430w Asus G5 
  hide details  
Reply
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
E2140 @ 2.13Ghz P5B-VM DO NVIDIA 8500 2GB Crucial Ballistix PC2-6400 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
WD 80GB SATAII Ubuntu x64 Sony Trinitron 20" 1280x1200 MS 
PowerCaseMouse
ThermalTake 430w Asus G5 
  hide details  
Reply
post #10 of 24
Hiya,

Call BB up and see if any other local stores have a 16MB version.
Mighty-iTX
(12 items)
 
One foot in..
(17 items)
 
mATX
(12 items)
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7-4770K M7-Impact Strix GTX980 Samsung 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Crucial M4 256 Glacer 240L W8.1 K272HUL 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Saitek Seasonic X-650 Prodigy MX518 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
4770K/45/43 Maximus VI Extreme R290X R290X 
RAMHard DriveHard DriveOptical Drive
Samsung Crucial M4 64GB RAIDR LSSWM 
CoolingOSMonitorKeyboard
Cooler Master Glacer 7 Ultimate 64 SyncMaster Eclipse 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
XFX 1050 BE 600T Silver MX518 Desk 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5-4330 Z87 Gryphon GTX690 G.Skill RipJawsX 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
WD Blacks Hyper 212 W8.1 ACER 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech Ultra X3 1000w Corsair 230T Orange Razer 
  hide details  
Reply
Mighty-iTX
(12 items)
 
One foot in..
(17 items)
 
mATX
(12 items)
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i7-4770K M7-Impact Strix GTX980 Samsung 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Crucial M4 256 Glacer 240L W8.1 K272HUL 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Saitek Seasonic X-650 Prodigy MX518 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsGraphics
4770K/45/43 Maximus VI Extreme R290X R290X 
RAMHard DriveHard DriveOptical Drive
Samsung Crucial M4 64GB RAIDR LSSWM 
CoolingOSMonitorKeyboard
Cooler Master Glacer 7 Ultimate 64 SyncMaster Eclipse 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
XFX 1050 BE 600T Silver MX518 Desk 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5-4330 Z87 Gryphon GTX690 G.Skill RipJawsX 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
WD Blacks Hyper 212 W8.1 ACER 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech Ultra X3 1000w Corsair 230T Orange Razer 
  hide details  
Reply
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:
  Return Home
  Back to Forum: Hard Drives & Storage
Overclock.net › Forums › Components › Hard Drives & Storage › 16mb and 8mb Raptor?