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post #11 of 17
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VRs are out already?
ive been wondering the same thing.
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post #12 of 17
So hang on, are these drives faster than Raptors, or just fast and big, so better overall?
    
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post #13 of 17
just get 2 WD 5000AAKS and RAID0 them........they're like 80 bucks each on eBay.........
    
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post #14 of 17
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So what about the Seagate 15,000 rpm drives? The 74 gig is in my price range. Anyone have any expereince with these? Do i need anything special to run one?
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post #15 of 17
Seagate 15,000 RPM drive? You mean a SAS drive? Yeah you'd need a special controller card for it.

This is a cheap one but anything less than $400 isn't even worth it....just get multiple SATA drives instead.
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post #16 of 17
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So hang on, are these drives faster than Raptors, or just fast and big, so better overall?
The WD6400AAKS? Yeah they are faster than raptors UNLESS your data is fragmented across the entire platter.
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post #17 of 17
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So I went with the 150GB Raptor. My local place didn;t have the Raptor X in stock and online it is hard to come by and I am impatient.

It is quicker then my previous drive, but a little bit noisier. Which is fine with me as it is only during seek times.
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