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    Ive bought 2x Seagate 250GB HDDs from the egg, and Raided them together, and wondering if my transfer rates are what they should be for a RAID drive? The speed this computer installs/runs windows now is breathtakingly amazing!!


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    i was thinking is there anywhere near comparison with SSD speeds?

    What program allows to check Read/Write speeds?

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    Ill do a read/write test on HDtune, I believe that will allow you to do that.

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    Just done one with HDtune, how does this stack up to a SSD?
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    Quote Originally Posted by bullydog View Post
    i was thinking is there anywhere near comparison with SSD speeds?
    Heading over bi-tech.net and look over their storage section. They have some SSD reviews.

    Quote Originally Posted by Gareth View Post
    Just done one with HDtune, how does this stack up to a SSD?
    usaully 1/2 the time of standard SATA HDD. I think SDD is 2/3 faster than raid but it is all depend on which drives you use.

    I like to have one of SDD but the cost is still to high, at least $1-$3 per Gig . The best value performance SATA drive at the momemnt is the Samsung Spinpoint F1. I leave the Velociraptor out of this because it is high cost.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Deton View Post
    I like to have one of SDD but the cost is still to high, at least $1-$3 per Gig . The best value performance SATA drive at the momemnt is the Samsung Spinpoint F1. I leave the Velociraptor out of this because it is high cost.
    Yeah the SSDs are way too expansive now...was thinking of getting another velociraptor and Raid 0 them but well...

    i have other plans right now hint: TJ-07
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    We've received an SSD for review, I haven't had a chance to install it yet for comparison, but it will be done for the upcoming review. I'll compare it to a "regular" drive and a Velociraptor at least

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