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Sweet. I thought it was supposed to be SATAII though? Also, how do you think it would do compaired to 2 74 GB Raptors in RAID-0?
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one thing is for sure, Sata 2 or sata 1, it will blow any 7200RPM Hd away, especially with high performance in Vista.
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not sure if I'd spend $300 on a Hard Drive though, let alone 2 in RAID = $600
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Wow, that's amazing. Too bad I dont wanna drop the dough on it. Id rather pick up some ram and not even use the hard drive (no cache) =D
    
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not sure if I'd spend $300 on a Hard Drive though, let alone 2 in RAID = $600
No doubt no way.
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post #26 of 33
You only really need one to install the OS and all resource-intensive applications on. Then you can just get a cheap 7200rpm drive (maybe 2 in RAID 0) for all your storage needs.
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I have checked western digitals website and this hard drive is not SATA-II, it's only SATA-150MBs, will they ever do a SATA-II raptor?
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post #28 of 33
lol.. "only". Im sure they will once they get around to it..

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I've been reading that right now there wouldn't be any noticeable difference if they had used SATAII. Just something about SATA-150 being more than enough right now. And another thing, for normal desktop applications (even more so for gaming), RAID-0 does almost nothing.
http://forums.storagereview.net/inde...ic=21621&st=25

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post #30 of 33
Id like to have one. Its almost the same size as my IDE drive and probably twice as fast lol.
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Very nice!
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