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Old 12-04-2007, 05:20 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Newegg.com - Western Digital Caviar SE16 WD3200AAKS 320GB 7200 RPM 16MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s Hard Drive - OEM

I have never bought a SATA drive but from what I can tell this one is pretty decent.

I have a Abit AN9 x32 board, 320 GB is plenty for me I think. I know there are better drives but this one is within my price range.
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Yes, this seems to be a very good deal.
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What does the 3.0GB/s stand for?
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3.0 Gigabytes per second.. (if thats what ur asking)

thats the bandwidth (if thats what ur asking)
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3.0 Gigabytes per second.. (if thats what ur asking)

thats the bandwidth (if thats what ur asking)
It's actually 3.0 gigabits per second. This is the bandwidth of the hard drive, or the amount of data it can transfer between the CPU and the hard drive. To run this SATA drive, you need an SATA slot on your computer, which you already have.
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It's actually 3.0 gigabits per second. This is the bandwidth of the hard drive, or the amount of data it can transfer between the CPU and the hard drive. To run this SATA drive, you need an SATA slot on your computer, which you already have.
why did i write Bytes? omfg... if it was.. it would take me 15 seconds to copy this Ripped Game File to my system.. heh....
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That's a great deal.
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why did i write Bytes? omfg... if it was.. it would take me 15 seconds to copy this Ripped Game File to my system.. heh....
it would choke the CPU , jam it down its FSB.
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Cool, thanks.
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i always recommend seagate, but since this is $10 cheaper after shipping i would go with it
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