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    36 vs 74 raptors....

    Hello all again, hope you keeping it cool.. Just a little question for ya

    When the 74 gig Raptors came out i know they featured improved seek times (down to 4.7 from 5.2 wasnt it) , comman queuing and much quieter operation than the original.

    My question is - they came out almost 6 months ago now, so have the 36 giggers moved over to this improved process yet, or are WD still keeping a performance gap between the two?

    I'm wondering cos at the end of the day all i want is enough room for windows, and silence...

    Any of you guys know ?


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    I'm afraid that the old 36 giggers are the same as before mate - no change

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    But not NOISEY! Mine are quite! I cant even hear them.... Well theres a slite hum...

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    Funnelhead have you seen the ones at microdirect

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    hmmmm well apparently the 36gb has an access time of 3ms, whilst the 74gb has an access time of only 10ms

    must be custom jobs...

    so no-one heard anything about the 36gbers being updated then..... damn
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    Dont worry! They are Fast.. Quiet.... And love to be raided!

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    I'm on the verge of rainding them too - but the cost is stopping me. It would be soooooo goooood tho

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    Quote Originally Posted by ERU
    I'm on the verge of rainding them too - but the cost is stopping me. It would be soooooo goooood tho
    Well100 us x2 200 dollars for a raid array that busts at 115 ayerage and reads at 105 average!

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    Quote Originally Posted by myth
    Well100 us x2 200 dollars for a raid array that busts at 115 ayerage and reads at 105 average!
    I demand you to be silent ... i have little amounts of money

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    mmmm don't think they use dollars in wales/ and the conversion rate dollars:livestock is really bad at the moment. i'd wait till autumn ERU if i were you
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