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Old May 5, 2009, 06:48 AM
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My System Specs


If you wanna know more information about a SSD in a PS3, Gamespot already did the test

PlayStation 3 Solid State Drive Report - Features at GameSpot

Surprinsing, isn't it.
System | Ragnarok
Case Antec 900
PSU Corsair TX750W
CPU Intel Core i7 2700K 3.5GHZ
Motherboard ASUS P8Z68-V
Memory Corsair Vengeance Blue 8GB 2X4GB DDR3-1600 CL9-9-9-24
Video Card EVGA GeForce GTX 780
Sound Card ASUS Xonar DX
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Old May 5, 2009, 08:37 AM
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I'd like to see them do a test with a high end drive :P
Case: CoolerMaster HAF 932
CPU : Intel i7-5820K 6-core @ 3.3GHz
RAM : 32GB DDR4 2400MHz (G.SKILL Ripjaws)
HDD : Main: 240GB SSD SATA2 (Intel) Storage: 3TB SATA2 (WD Green) Backup: 500GB External USB (Hitatchi)
GFX : Gigabyte GTX 970 4GB
PSU : 750W Corsair Modular PSU
MoBo: Asus X99-A
View : Acer H213H 21.5" @ 1920 x 1080 + random 4:3 monitor

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I run Durham 3D Printing, an online 3D Print shop!
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Old May 5, 2009, 09:55 AM
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Nevermind, the Velociraptor is a lot thicker than normal 2.5" HDD. So even if you can take out the heatsink, it may not fit the PS3.

"The 2.5" form factor that WD utilizes is 15mm thick compared to the standard 9mm option found in the majority of notebooks. This means the drive will not work in the majority of notebooks available today"

Source: AnandTech: Western Digital VelociRaptor: A Drive with a Bite
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Old May 5, 2009, 07:07 PM
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That is not even a GOOD SSD. Lets see them say different with a OCZ Vertex MLC/SLC drive.
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