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Old December 2, 2008, 11:35 AM
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My System Specs


I recommend the WD6401AALS HD (Caviar Black). I have 2 of these in my rig, a WD5000AAKS and a 300GB VelociRaptor. Aside from the obvious access time advantage which the VelociRaptor has, it seems its speed is no longer much better than the 7200rpm drives. Here are HD Tune pics from my HDs:

VelociRaptor Drive C:

WD6401AALS Drive D:

WD6401AALS Drive E:

Machine: Intel 6800K | Asus X99-E | 32GB Corsair DDR4-2666 | 500GB Samsung 960 EVO NVMe | 6TB WD Black | 2 x 4TB Hitachi 7K4000 | Corsair 750D | Seasonic XP-860 Platinum | 4GB GTX 970 G1 Windforce | 2 x 27" Samsung S27D390HS PLS | Win10 Pro 64-bit
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