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Old 12-14-11, 07:17 PM   #14
Bman212121
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Default Re: What would you do with a Raptor?

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Originally Posted by nekrosoft13 View Post
that would imply that someone here actually want one. i'm sorry but raptors are useless, they are not much faster then fast 7200rpm drive, and in price/performance SSD kill them
This ^^

I've had a pair of 74GB raptors in RAID 0 and it didn't seem to make any difference over the 320GB seagates I had prior. I could see maybe a 2 second lower boot time but for just about everything else there is no noticable difference. SSDs can be similar some of the time, but there is a huge advantage on the noise front. Raptors can get kind of annoying to listen to.
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