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Old July 5, 2008, 01:20 AM
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Originally Posted by new_guy View Post
I think a lot of the time people equate performance with how fast you can load a program or run a game. Some people are using their PCs to compile massive ammounts of data, data that can sometimes take days to compute, no I'm not exaggerating. Think about medical reasearch or space age technology. Not all of this is always done at work on supercomputers.
I myself am an old Linux user and compiling source code can take a very, very long time on a slow hard disk. Now when the black edition harddrives of Western digital is on it's way I see these as a more attractive choice than the VelociRaptor.

I think the VelociRaptor is way too overpriced.
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