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    HDD - Information?

    Hello,

    If was too say i had some spare money, and want a new HDD and i want one of the new 300Gb Raptors? would you say yeah its a good idea? Or no get one of these instead......??

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    £200 for 300GB
    You wouldn't catch me buying one, that's for sure

    You can get two 1TB Samsung Spinpoint F1's for less!


    So "NO... get one (or two) of those instead"

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    Re: HDD - Information?

    I'm with the above. £200 for a 300Gb raptor just isn't worth the money to me at all.

    Some high end, large capacity/buffer drives would be where my money went. Check out the 640Gb WD drive if you want speed and capacity without a silly price tag.

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    If I had the money to throw away I'd love a velociRaptor but as above really, you can get a lot more storage and good speeds for far more sensible money.

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    Re: HDD - Information?

    hmmm ok guys, i will have a look at the 1Tb Samsungs and the 640Gb WD! i will see what i think! Thanks

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    Quote Originally Posted by ***soul-edge*** View Post
    if you want your hard drive to last for a while then you can go wrong with a hitachi deskstar.
    Not sure if thats a thumbs up or a thumbs down for the hitachi?

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    Re: HDD - Information?

    After having a quick browse at a few different disks, i think the 640Gb WD is the one i will go with!! Thanks A Bunch Guys!

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    Re: HDD - Information?

    Quote Originally Posted by ***soul-edge*** View Post
    if you want your hard drive to last for a while then you can,t go wrong with a hitachi deskstar.

    someone reccomending deathstars

    @OP you can't really go wrong with WD aaks's, lots of people use these drives either that or get 2 samsung f1's and wack them in RAID 0.
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    The VellociRaptor isn't your run of the mill high storage HDD, it's more like getting a Ferrari instead of a minibus.
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    Quote Originally Posted by aidanjt View Post
    The VellociRaptor isn't your run of the mill high storage HDD, it's more like getting a Ferrari instead of a minibus.
    But each kid would love it when it was their turn to get taken somewhere

    I do love the idea of that drive and it's certainly a step up from the old drives Still though, the bigger drives are the way to go keeeeep tellin yourself that mike

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    Quote Originally Posted by staffsMike View Post
    I do love the idea of that drive and it's certainly a step up from the old drives Still though, the bigger drives are the way to go keeeeep tellin yourself that mike
    Maybe it's the HDD for men in their 50's having a mid-life crisis.
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    Re: HDD - Information?

    Haha, i like that!

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