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Old 11-30-2005, 01:43 PM   #1
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Default Hard drive cache :S

I can pay $179 for a Western Digital WD2500JS SATAII 250GB 8MB cache


$215 for a Western Digital WD2500KS SATAII 250GB 16MB cache...

Is it worth the $36 price difference to get 16MB cache? How would the extra 8MB benefit me?


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Old 11-30-2005, 03:21 PM   #2
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Default Re: Hard drive cache :S

From my understanding, extra cache only benefits performance in certain circumstance, so for an extra $36, I'd say not worth it, but maybe this article can shed a little more light: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cache#Disk_buffer
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