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Old March 28, 2009, 08:05 PM
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Default gskill, patriot, intel, best for insane torrenting???

It seems to me that random reading is mostly what torrenting is, and my raptors do like 1MB/s at that while a x25-m does like 30MB/s

I've been reading reviews but I can't seeem to find a review comparing stats on all 3 drives at once (being x25-m 160gb, patriot warp v3 256gb, g.skill titan 256gb)

Only the first 2 listed above I can buy in NL (to ship to my host) so they are the main preferences but if the titan is much better , or even better value I could hold off.

Problem is I"m limited to 2 drives but I have 2x1gbit connection (I asked if they could move my server to a spot with no server dirrectly above and duct tape 2 more raptors to the top of the server chasis but they refused saying it would be unprofessional :cry:)

Atm I'm using 2 300gb raptors in hw raid 0, highest speed I've witnessed is 75MB/s up 14MB/s down... now this is on a 20K private tracker...

Still I can easily end up with 200 upload slots going so I think the low access times/good random speeds will result in kickass performance

Is there any major pitfalls with any of these drives? (like the shuttering thing?)

Is the intel worth the extra money for less space, and seccondly if not but money wern't an option would I be smart to go with it

I don't like the x25-m because of the lack of diskspace but I'm seriously leaning twords it after doing some research of my own

The only thing it doesn't school the raptor on is 512K and sequential writing

Seems to me the other 2 drives have faster stated write speeds but they vary wildly in speed and the average isn't much higher than that of the x25-m which has a very low deviation from the mean.

So what do you guys think about this good random write with very low access times... will it resullt in godlike torrenting??? I realise I could burn thru them fairly fast from wear but meh

thx!!!

any input appricated
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Old March 28, 2009, 09:15 PM
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I wouldn't expect something like torrenting (limited by your internet connection anyway) to be affected by that.
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Old March 28, 2009, 10:32 PM
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linas so any recommends on what ssd ncix is selling right now for those who might have done some benchmarks say (linas) i think my warps work well any suggestion fopr people just starting to play ha ha
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Old March 29, 2009, 10:39 AM
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With the use that you will do, I think that you will write and erase a lot.

The problem in the reliability here...
SSD will be good to share data & boot OS...
If you write/erase like a dam freak,I won't give more than a year for your SSD.
I could be wrong here, but I am pretty sure with the article that I have read that the more you write/erase on an SSD, the smaller the life of them..
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Old March 29, 2009, 11:47 AM
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is it SLC or MLC that lasts 10x longer? And which of the 3 is which type?

As to my internet connection being the bottleneck uhh no!!

I have 220MB/s uplink to the internet setup in mode 0 bonding

And like i say I can go about 100MB/s up+down total with dual raptors

more input plz
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Old March 30, 2009, 02:38 AM
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Not enough seeds to keep up?
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Old March 30, 2009, 04:28 PM
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I have 220MB/s uplink to the internet setup in mode 0 bonding
WTB: 2GBit internet.
Actually wait.
Even I don't have enough HDD space to utilize that.
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holy 2g upload what are you going
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gigabit speeds arn't uncommon on the good private trackers... mind u they don't last very long

What is IOPS matter for a disk? how does it affect performance, when I hear it nothing really comes to mind

a friend bought me 2 of these but I"M a bit worried because of the low IOPS

X1 256gb, costs a lot more than the intel

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I still want to get Usenet working on my Seedbox.
I'm curious to know if they can push my box past 300MBit.
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