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Serrasalmus
01-17-08, 10:09 AM
ok so im gunna be needing a new hd real soon but i dont know what to get....my windows vista score is 5.2 with that being the hd's everything else is 5.9....

now i know that there has been posts about this before but im to lazy to look thru them all so what hd should i get i was looking at....

raptors:150gb raptor x
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822136011


samsungs: SAMSUNG Spinpoint F1 HD753LJ 750GB 7200 RPM 32MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822152100

seagate: Seagate Barracuda 7200.11 ST3500320AS 500GB 7200 RPM 32MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16822148288

honestly im leaning towards the seagate but there is a cache problem i guess and the raptors are bad ass but ive read that there not as fast as 7200rpm drives of today so please help me out here!!!!!

mullet
01-17-08, 11:23 AM
This may help a little. slaWter did a few benchmarks.

http://www.nvnews.net/vbulletin/showthread.php?t=105448

Absolution
01-17-08, 12:15 PM
order of prefence

1 samsung
2 seagate
3 .....
4 .....
5 .....
6 seagate
7 .....
8 raptor