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Simple... because your motherboard Southbridge is a ICH9R: http://www.asus.com/Product.aspx?P_ID=MyJtSWUgzptSqKFN

Don't worry though, there is no major performance difference.
Thank you. I knew you would know the answer to that.
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interesting to hear. i am having no load time issues here with my semi similar hardware.. i enter games before anyone is even there 9.7/10 times. what games are you having issues with?

also, check your power settings xD, i had a moment where i wasn't getting the same fps and semi-terrible load times, but it was because somehow my power setting got switched to max power savings.
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post #13 of 13
Adding even a single $100, 30-40GB SSD just to host your OS would be far more beneficial than adding 2 more Velociraptors. Taking the OS off the drives will leave the HDDs free to deal with the games, and may give a slight boost (although I would doubt it will do much noticeable TBH). Adding 2 more HDDs will have no discernable benefit whatsoever.

Using an SSD for your OS will make your whole computing experience outside of gaming much, much faster though...
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