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Old 02-08-08, 08:22 PM   #4
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Default Re: Hard Drive Update

os has lots of tiny files all over the shop and page so a raptor is better for os because of random read performance ,Its not about transfer rate.

8ms vs 11ms (guessing)

Separate OS drive + ,Separate OS sata controller ++

To be honest though everythings fast enough these days ,I click , Its there ,I dont think a few milliseconds makes much difference.

I had Vista on striped 36gb, After the array broke I didn't notice any difference (apart from a lower score)
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