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Would going from this to SpinPoint F3 1TB be worth it?

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Results: http://img231.imageshack.us/i/picio.png/ *Click the pic to make it larger*

My current HDD has some health warnings and I would gain 500GB more space, would be an excuse for a clean install of windows and I could put my old SATA drive to my second machine currently running 7200RPM IDE. I'm pretty sure I'll go for it but I can't right now because its 1AM, so would I see any performance increase going to the F3, and are there any downsides? Apart from the 1.2Ms acces time.
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post #2 of 12
Yes, it would definitely be worth it. The F3 is a fast drive. That screenshot must've been on an older board too. 15ms access time for the F3 1TB is too slow, that's not right.
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post #3 of 12
to be perfectly honest, you wont see much of a performance difference. Maybe if you ran some bench's on your HDD but that's it.

Good shout on the SpinPoint F3 though
 
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post #4 of 12
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Thanks for the responses but I think I'll just go for it. Can anyone else confirm these results or got any links to newer ones / are there any other benefits?
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post #5 of 12
I got f3 500 and f3 1TB and transfer at times 100MB/S. They are FAST!
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post #6 of 12
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So... I juts saw this, is it bad? http://img192.imageshack.us/f/uhohk.png/
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post #7 of 12
Yes. Run the disk check for errors as that looks the start of a bad drive!
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post #8 of 12
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It finished without errors. But I guess I'll grab the F3 tomorrow.
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post #9 of 12
ya newegg has a 10% off deal currently so pick up that f3
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I live in Finland :s 23% Tax, A HD 6950 is 300€ = 413USD :/
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