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Old October 16, 2011, 08:19 AM
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I'd argue that it's even more important these days now that doubling up with SSD + HDD is becoming the norm for folks who can afford it.

Even comparing between the two drives displayed in this thread, there's a 10 - 15% difference in sequential read/writes.... considering the size of media libraries on current HDDs, a 10 - 15% difference in transfer times is (IMHO) huge!!!!!
I hadn't thought of it from this perspective. Transferring blu-ray rips and other such large media rips could be quickened by hours with a 15% reduction.

I guess mechanical storage speeds (and reviews) have been over shadowed by SSDs unfortunately, when mech hdds clearly still have a place in pcs.
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