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Old 01-05-2009, 03:51 AM   #11 (permalink)
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you cant really... but if you get a few fast drives and whack them in RAID, then keep the SPi installation towards the start of the disc (it reads/writes faster on the outside of the disc) you'll get better act times compared to a crowded single disc... this only helps to a point tho... i think i calculated that the limit for the HDD speed for my setup (3.85GHz and 1028MHz on the mem @ 5-5-4-14) was about 129MB/s, beyond that it wont help at all (if you've got a faster CPU or memory tho, you'll be able to get more outta higher speeds)


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thats not ocing dude, raid just improves the efficiency of read, (not sure about write) it's not like the hdd is running faster.

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Originally Posted by wafflehammer View Post
i get around 14.5ish seconds with my core i7 at stock
that disgusting, it makes my once praised x3220 feel like poo ^^.. awesome score bro!
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14.5 E8500.
18.8 Qx6700.


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