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Hi

Just brought this to replace one of my WD's . Unfortunately went kuput a couple of days ago, lasted ages, luckily got my back up of it so didnt lose anything. I know it has 32MB cache. My previous drive had alot of music mostly, raw video files and documents. Did i choose the right drive? When it comes to specifications etc

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Hi

Just brought this to replace one of my WD's . Unfortunately went kuput a couple of days ago, lasted ages, luckily got my back up of it so didnt lose anything. I know it has 32MB cache. My previous drive had alot of music mostly, raw video files and documents. Did i choose the right drive?

thanks
It's a fast drive although not necessarily the fastest, but as this is for media storage that doesn't matter too much. It has a great price for the GB, so I think you chose a good drive.
    
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arh good thanks. Yea I read it had a good price per GB. The 3 platter design is very interesting. I know the TB model got good reviews, but just slightly out of my budget.
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Raptor/Velociraptor/Cheetah 15K SCSI appart,

is it faster than the normal WD 320gb etc ? Would it pwnd in raid-0 ?
     
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Raptor/Velociraptor/Cheetah 15K SCSI appart,

is it faster than the normal WD 320gb etc ? Would it pwnd in raid-0 ?
It's a good candidate for RAID-0. The Western Digital 640 would be faster though.
    
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even if the spinpoint has double the cache ?
     
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