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post #1 of 8
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http://www.sybaritic.co.za/store/pro...ducts_id=30590

5400rpm slow?
As long as its fast enough to bottleneck usb 2 I`m happy

Or anyone from http://www.sybaritic.co.za/store/index.php?cPath=61_64 less than R700 zar
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post #2 of 8
Its ok,


7200rpm is slightly faster but hardrives arnt that fast anymore go for an ssd if you want speed.
If not that first drive will probably do .
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post #3 of 8
If you're using it in an external USB 2.0 enclosure, it should be just fine.
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post #4 of 8
Quote:
Originally Posted by nukefission View Post
http://www.sybaritic.co.za/store/pro...ducts_id=30590

5400rpm slow?
As long as its fast enough to bottleneck usb 2 I`m happy

Or anyone from http://www.sybaritic.co.za/store/index.php?cPath=61_64 less than R700 zar
mate you can get a better one for the same price 7200 will be faster and some time cost the same provably not more them 10$ extra
post #5 of 8
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I`m in south africa Prices are different
Not for enclosure.
This will be like a backup drive
Speed doesnt matter much to me

another question : Faster than a 2005 IDE?
Edited by nukefission - 4/20/11 at 7:52am
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post #6 of 8
i completely agree with potitoos get a 7200 they arent the fastest but that just tells u a 5400 isnt going to be any faster.
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post #7 of 8
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I`m already stretched for cash
I`m trying to save up as much as possible.
Maybe I can get a 2nd hand drive locally I`l look around
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post #8 of 8
Quote:
Originally Posted by SKl View Post
7200rpm is slightly faster but hardrives arnt that fast anymore go for an ssd if you want speed.


They are considerably faster. They also have a huge advantage against the SSD (Capacity and price)
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