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Originally Posted by RonindeBeatrice View Post
I do not agree duckie. With the ICH9R controller and a few decently fast 7200 RPM drives you can build an array with comparable seek times and crushingly fast data rates.
Again, look at real world tests. I can't tell you how many people on this site look at an HDTach graph and draw the wrong conclusion.
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It's possible to buy this HDD and have it boot Windows and use it to load games and stuff, but still have another HDD as a secondary to save all my other files and crap non related to gaming right?

Sorry I'm a noob with HDD setups
    
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Nearly 4 times faster and twice as big (in terms of storage) then my HDD and also much smaller. Amazing.
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Maxishine has already got them and put them in RAID0 just so you know....done it sometime ago now. If you missed it.... RAID0 VelociRaptors
 
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BTW, 150GB version of these will be coming out.
yea they removed that version from the www.wdc.com website. no doubt to get more sales on the 300GB drive.

happen to have any data on it DuckieHo? such as price/release date/performance compared to the 300GB one?
    
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i hate how they compare it to old seagate drives....
    
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