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Old 07-08-2007, 07:06 AM   #1
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Default Is this a good SATA?

I was thinking of getting this SATAII for my Gaming PC is it good enough?

Seagate 120Gb SATAII 7200rpm 8Mb 3.5
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Old 07-08-2007, 07:31 AM   #2
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Default Re: Is this a good SATA?

There are better options like a drive with 16mb cache (these goto 32mb now if you want it). Or you could check out the 10,000RPM raptors.
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Old 07-08-2007, 10:07 PM   #3
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the question was, would this be a good sata to play games?
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Default Re: Is this a good SATA?

That hard drive is OK for games, but it wouldn't hold very many. It might also slow some of the higher-end games down. Like Raffaz said, look into a Raptor.

Here, I took the liberty of checking newegg.com for some good HD's:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16822136062
That one would work fine with games, and it's pretty cheap as drives with a 16 mb cache and 160 gb storage go
and if you want to go out on a limb, try this http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16822136012. The Raptor is expensive, I know, but it would work great with all games.
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Old 07-08-2007, 10:29 PM   #5
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is that harddrive good for $69 AU?
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Default Re: Is this a good SATA?

ok, what computer stores do you have nearby? newegg doesen't ship down there...
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Default Re: Is this a good SATA?

It depends on how much you are willing to spend. I have a Seagate 250GB 7200.10 and it doesn't bother me one bit. I've only used about 65 GB and have a bunch of games loaded.
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im getting this harddrive from superbilling, for $69 is that good value for money?
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Default Re: Is this a good SATA?

Seems like it was about what I paid for mine. Which was SATA 1
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16822148144
No probs at all with it, except for when I set my PCI-E bus too high and it messed up my Windows installation. Overclocking = bad for you if you don't know what you are doing.
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Default Re: Is this a good SATA?

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the question was, would this be a good sata to play games?
The question is, whats the rest of your system like? Upgrading the HDD isnt gonna make it a good gaming system if the rest of the system isnt up to spec.
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