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Which programs for OS Raptor Drive?

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I'm getting a 150GB Raptor that I am going to use as my primary OS/Program Drive.

I plan on using my current 500GB drive as mostly a data/storage drive. I have around 150-200 gigs in programs that I run, so I will not able to to put all of them on my main raptor drive.

I guess the question is, what types of programs would benefit from the increased speed of the drive? I know games for sure, but what about apps like word, excel, outlook, photoshop and the like?
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You honestly won't notice much of a difference in speed of the drive being as it is only 16 mb cache. If you wanted more speed and you havent bought the raptor yet, go with a 32mb cache drive. Unless you plan on going raid 1 raptor won't help you much.
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The raptor is basically on its way to me already.

Hahah.

Just looking to see which programs would benefit most from it (however little the benefit might be)
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