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Bias opinions? That would be you.... check your OP and topic "WD Raptor BEATEN!". Now go read the article. Then ask who is biased. The data doesn't lie.
But alas my boy, i'm simply using a fitting title based on the original quote from the site shown on my OP.
 
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Isn't Seagate coming out with 10k RPM drives? They're suppose to be faster and a lot cheaper than the Raptors.
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Originally Posted by JacKz5o View Post
Isn't Seagate coming out with 10k RPM drives? They're suppose to be faster and a lot cheaper than the Raptors.
The only word I've ever heard on that was a suggestion by Anandtech when 2 7200.10s in Raid0 were beaten by a single Raptor.

" Our true hope is that Seagate releases a single or two platter version of this drive at a 10,000 RPM spindle rate in order to compete with the WD Raptor. While we understand this move could certainly cannibalize their 10K enterprise product line, it would be nice to have a choice in the ultra-enthusiast market sector for SATA storage devices"

http://www.anandtech.com/storage/sho...px?i=2760&p=12
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So? Segate Barracuda's can beat Raptors. In fact, Seagate just launched 7200.11 drives and I bet Raid-0 7200.11's (with 32MB of Cache each) could eat Raid-0 74GB WD Raptors.

NiNJa
my 7200 RPM RAID-0 loads maps faster than my friend's Raptor every time. he hates it. i also spent less money than he did for 4 times as much storage
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my 7200 RPM RAID-0 loads maps faster than my friend's Raptor every time. he hates it. i also spent less money than he did for 4 times as much storage
But who'se computer boots fastest? Also it might be an idea for an apples to apples comparison.. what is his system specs?
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post #27 of 66
raptors are fastest, period. What's up for discussion is price/storage/performance ratio.

You have the loot get raptors. Need the space add a big HD to the raptors. Don't have the money get Perp drives.
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ill get dual scsi 15k rpm seagate chetahs on those raptors!!! rawr....heh i im still runnin a 37gb 10k rpm raptor from about 4 years ago, runnin sweet!!! that first statement was just a joke/tease...but yea i could do that lol

and storage truely means nothing when u barely use 40gb for the average person. if u do video editiing and pictures etc. youll only use about a good 120gb-140gb or a bit more or less really....cause then, youll start deleting the old files from a year ago. me...running 160 seagate 7200.9 160gb.. im holdin at 111gb of free space and i have crazy apps with games to music to videos to microsoft c++ c# visual studio etc and then to random things related to computers and games ie. apps.
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I was expecting a competing 10K drive from Seagate.
    
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well really seagate has the server hdd's down really with scsi, they just need to get to the everyday users with their drives, they should make a 10k hdd.
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