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Old 01-04-2007, 04:07 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I want to have a separate Raptor drive for the OS to clean things up. Would a 36 gig be enough for vista? Or would a 74 be better?
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36 would be enough for Vista but 74 would be better (only $50 more). Reason being, future updates and if you want to install certain applications on the raptor drive will have a better performance. You can always add a SATAII as a secondary for storage.
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The 36GB is a waste of money (there are 7200 that can run just as fast or faster). But the newest 74GB is very fast.
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thought so. looks like i'll be getting the 74 gig. thanks for the replies
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