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Old February 14, 2009, 01:21 PM
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So I have 4 hard drives...

1 Western Digital 300gb VelocRaptor
1 Western Digital 1 Terrabyte Caviar Black
2 Western Digital WD6400AAKS drives in RAID 0

All three drives are VERY quiet, contrary to what you may have heard about the VRaptor, I can't hear it.

Here are the three HD Tune Pro benchmarks:

VRaptor: This is the super tuned rice burner of the bunch...

WD 1Terrabyte Caviar Black: Fast storage drive, good and reliable

WD640AAKS RAID 0: This is the Muscle car of the bunch, very even speed across the board with no drop off at the inner edges of the platter...

If I could do it again, I wouldn't go with the VRaptor, I'd just use the WD640's and I'd short stroke them for the OS.

So I guess this isn't really a review, more a summary of 3 really good drives, maybe this will help some people make some buying decisions.

Thanks for reading.
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