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Go with a double pair of SSD's. Or, one SSD for your OS and a regular backup HDD.
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My 640GB AAKS (actually, we have two, one for me, one for my dad). Both are superb. Almost 100MB\\s read and write speeds, and outstanding reliability. Very, very quiet too. My 80GB IDE drives are 10x louder.
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post #13 of 18
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Originally Posted by Silver_WRX02 View Post
I love my WD6401AALS and it has a lovely 32mb cache.
I just bought 3 of em for some RAID 0 goodness.

90-100mb/s read for a single drive
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32MB cache doesn't do much.
But they are still excellent drives.
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i'll be watching this thread, im gonna buy a new hard drive soon and would like to know if the WD6401AALS is better/faster than the Samsung SpinPoint F1 640GB ???
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Originally Posted by wiggy2k7 View Post
i'll be watching this thread, im gonna buy a new hard drive soon and would like to know if the WD6401AALS is better/faster than the Samsung SpinPoint F1 640GB ???
I'd get the WD out of personal expirence, and because of the excellent reviews from Newegg. I believe it's faster than the Samsung too.
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post #17 of 18
Not a raptor? What about a Cheetah, you can get one with 450gb....
post #18 of 18
Here is what Tom's Hardware has to say.
http://www.tomshardware.com/charts/3...Index,670.html
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