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Old 03-03-2007, 05:39 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hey everyone, I'm looking at building a computer, but I have a question, what would the difference between these two hard-drives be?

SATA - http://canadacomputers.com/index.php...8657&cid=HD.96

SATAII - http://canadacomputers.com/index.php...7311&cid=HD.96

Will they both work on an ASUS P5B? Thanks!
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The second one has a 16MB cache instead of an 8MB cache. For the extra money, I don't think the second one is worth it from that site.

Both will work fine. Sata 1 works w/ Sata 2 and Sata 2 works w/ Sata 1.
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With the extra Cache You will see a preformence increase when writting or reading large files.

Whteher its worth the extra cash or not is up to you.
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Sata 1 = 1.5GB/Ps
Sata 2 = 3.0Gb/ps

Go for the most cache you can find, 16MB
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Hmm. It's only 17 dollars more... But then again the Seagate one offers a 5 year warranty. I might just go with the Seagate. Thanks everyone .
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