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Indeed the current raptors are stale. I had 2 when I first built my Sig Rig in 1Q 2006. They are stuck on the old SATA 1.5. I find my current 320 Seagate to be quicker than my raptors were.
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Originally Posted by Spart View Post
Indeed the current raptors are stale. I had 2 when I first built my Sig Rig in 1Q 2006. They are stuck on the old SATA 1.5. I find my current 320 Seagate to be quicker than my raptors were.
I hate to break it to you, but the SATA II connection only helps with burst speeds. Sustained transfer speeds do not increase when going from SATA I to SATA II.

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Raptors sound like blow dryers.

No thanks.
If your blow dryer makes clicking noises then I don't think it's working properly and you might want to unplug it from the wall...
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