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Old 08-15-2005, 09:21 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I'm going to build a new rig soon and i havent decided what hdds to get, i'll mainly use this computer for gaming. i want a lot of memory.
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no need for scsi or raptor HDDs. Just settle with some sata hdds. I like seagate as they are very silent, and good quality.
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what is the point of have a raptor 74gb 10k rpm and a more memory less rpm hdd?
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raptor has same 8mb cash as other sata hdds.

The 10k rpm just makes it faster. Itl open, load stuff faster than a 7200 or 5400 rpm HDD. (like loading maps for games for example)
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