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Raptor really worth it?

post #1 of 29
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I'm thinking about getting this soon:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16822136054
Is it really worth it? The only thing that I care about is gaming performance...everything else is fast enough.
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post #2 of 29
No, I say put the money into 2 drives instead of 1 raptor. Then you just run the drives in raid 0, and you have a TON more hard drive space.
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post #3 of 29
They are worth it!

However they do cost more and arent the best in size or GB/$
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post #4 of 29
u dont get a raptor for the space dudes u get it for the proformence
post #5 of 29
for the price of a raptor, you could just get 2 or 3 drives and put them in RAID 0

Less Noise
More Storage (much more)
Less price
More performance.

all in all, NO, not worth the money
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post #6 of 29
Quote:
Originally Posted by vtech1 View Post
totaly dude i got 1 ul DEF. see a boost
translation...... yes sir i purchased a raptor hard drive and saw a performance gain.
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post #7 of 29
Quote:
Originally Posted by 3$steak View Post
translation...... yes sir i purchased a raptor hard drive and saw a performance gain.
haha funny ,i edited it so u wont complane
post #8 of 29
If you enjoy your silence as much as I do, don't get a raptor, but they deffenitly give you a boost on load times and transfer times.
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post #9 of 29
I think having two Seagate 7200.10 are better than one 36gb raptor because 36gb is nothing now, the minimum I'd want would be a 74gb but still I'd rather spend $220 and get 2 500gb and raid them.
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post #10 of 29
Quote:
Originally Posted by vtech1 View Post
haha funny ,i edited it so u wont complane
wow... i go back to look at the edit

Quote:
Originally Posted by vtech1 View Post
i got 1 u ,will defenetly see a proformence boost
i say get it
how about editing it a second time to fix all the huuuge typos?
    
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