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Old 04-08-2011, 10:09 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Would there be any notice in performance between a 7200 rpm 64mb cache and a 32mb one in gaming, mostly? Thanks.
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It will not make a difference in gaming between the cache.


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Old 04-09-2011, 02:31 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Thanks. One more qustion. Would I notice any difference between these two hard drives in raid0?

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Vertex 3 = Best.
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I know vertex 3 is faster than intel, but what about reliability?

While on this subject, would it be worth investing in windows 7 (coming from vista) for an ssd?
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OCZ is, in my opinion, the best SSD manufacturer...so yes, it is very reliable, based on previous SSD's.
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OCZ makes a very solid SSD. It's worth the money (if you have it) to get the SSD to run Windows on and Raid 0 the hard disks.
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Thanks, OCZ it is then. What about windows 7? Get or stay with vista?
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