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What would be the better drive for booting from?

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My friend has these two drives, bare with me they aren't spectacular but it's all he has to work with.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16822152025

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16822148469
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The difference would be very small, I would go for the Seagate because of the larger cache though. Why not give it a HDTach run and see for yourself?
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My friend has these two drives, bare with me they aren't spectacular but it's all he has to work with.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16822152025

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16822148469
I'd say the second one mainly due to a larger cache.
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The seagate with a high cache will have slightly faster read and write times but in all honesty you probably won't even notice the difference
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The 320gb one with 16mb of cache. The 320GB platter is more beneficial along with it's extra Cache of 16mb to your OS.
    
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Tell your friend to use the 320 w/ larger cache and short stroke it to 80/ 90gb.
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