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post #1 of 7
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which would be the better one to go for?
http://www.scan.co.uk/Products/Produ...oductID=314930
or
http://www.scan.co.uk/Products/Produ...oductID=256891
thanks.
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Get the WD w/ 16mb of cache, it's a pretty sweet drive, and fast too!
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there both fast drives, the hatachi has NCQ. will that make a difference?
but looking at it, with the w/d id be getting 50gig more space and 8mb more cache....for £1 more!
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post #4 of 7
I agree with MAX.
Also, part the BOOT partition to about 50G for a wee bit more performance.
    
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post #5 of 7
I like both brands. They are the only ones who stick both SATA and Molex connectors on their drives. It doesn't matter to me, as I have two SATA connectors on my PSU, but it's still a nice thought. I'd personally go for the WD.
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The 16Mb cashe might boost your system notisably better than 8Mb
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Originally Posted by catalyst
there both fast drives, the hatachi has NCQ. will that make a difference?
but looking at it, with the w/d id be getting 50gig more space and 8mb more cache....for £1 more!
The tests I've seen regarding NCQ versus non favored the no NCQ drives. Not sure why, but NCQ doesn't seem to work well with desktops.
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