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Old 12-19-2011, 09:12 AM   #11 (permalink)
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For OEM drives you just get the bare drive. No extras. It's what 99% of us buy.
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if he wants the best of both worlds he can get a hybrid drive
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Whatever can I get a decent hybrid for less than 80?
What do you guys think of velociraptors?
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Whatever can I get a decent hybrid for less than 80?
What do you guys think of velociraptors?
I have a Raptor X and they were a great option back in the day, but SSDs and even hybrids are better options. A hybrid like Seagate Momentus XT will be cheaper (per Gb) and noticeably faster in most scenarios. An SSD will be more expensive (per Gb) and much, much faster.
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