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Heres how they compare. Sold my raptor cause I got these for free.

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Look at that Random Access time difference though, that's pretty substantial. The Raptor is nearly 1/2 the delay. If I remember correctly from your graphs, it was 9 ms versus 16 ms. Btw, did you ever test sustained speeds or just burst?
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nice... i have a Q about raid... is it possible to have partitions in a riad setup? or will i be stuck with just one big drive?
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Originally Posted by pbasil1
nice... i have a Q about raid... is it possible to have partitions in a riad setup? or will i be stuck with just one big drive?
Yep, just like with a single disk.
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74gb raptor is faster than the 36 gb one.
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Quote:
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Yep, just like with a single disk.
sweet... im thinking of gettin a p4p800-e so i can max my cpu out, and it has onboard raid controller so i geuss ill just run a raid 0 setup too thanks bud
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post #7 of 8
Ya the 36GB Raptor is the worst of them all but still good. But Sccr is right, unless you do a lot of heavy file transfer and/or audio and video editing, access times are a better judge of performance. And, its cooler to say you have a meat-eating dinosaur in your PC.
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post #8 of 8
For what its worth, Tom's Hardware did a comparison of the new Raptor-X vs. 2 7400 RAID 0 drives and concluded one Raptor-X is the better option. Here is the link if you are interested. The only thing that cited the 7400rpm RAID 0 was better at was pure throughput.

http://www.tomshardware.com/2006/02/...formance_lead/
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