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    Raptor Advice

    I have the chance of buying a 36gb Raptor Hard Drive for about £35. Are they worth buying and then putting the OS on it and then all other programs on my 160g hard drive? Will i see a performance benefit? Ta

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    36gig will soon fill up, but you should notice a speed increase in certain things.

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    I'm running my main windows drive on a 34.7Gb 15k SCSI and it's still got 17Gb left and I install a lot of crap on there..
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    I think the older ones are quite noisy so you might want to bear that in mind. No pain no gain though. I prefer quiet.

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    Thanks guys.

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    • Nox's system
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      • Yes
      • Storage:
      • Yes
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    depends on its generation - i'd avoid it if its the first gen, or jump on it if its the latest one.

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