BACK TO PCSTATS Follow PCSTATS on Facebook PCSTATS RSS Feed PCSTATS Twitter Feed + Motherboards
+ Videocards
+ Memory
+ Beginners Guides
News & Advanced Search  Feedback?
[X]   Directory of
Guides & Reviews
The PCstats Forums

Beginners Guides
Weekly Newsletter
Archived Newsletters


Seagate Backup Plus Slim External USB 3.0 2TB Hard Drive Review

VelociRaptor 300GB SATA hard drive - PCstats.com VelociRaptor 300GB SATA hard drive
Tue, July 22 2008 | 9:02AM | PermaLink Feedback?
If you're the type who thinks of 2.5" drive technology only in terms of notebook products, then recently, Western Digital probably helped expand your horizons a bit. With the release of their VelociRaptor 300GB SATA hard drive, mainstream users were exposed to the advantages of the high transfer rates associated with 2.5" platters rotating at 10K RPM, with four access heads pulling data. Though packed in a 3.5" form-factor for desktop system compatibility, the 2.5", dual 150GB platter platform that the VelociRaptor was built on allows it to outperform virtually all standard 3.5" SATA drives on the market today, even WD's 10K RPM Raptor WD1500 series. However, the VelociRaptor is definitely targeted to the performance enthusiast, with a price tag currently at $1/GB (MSRP $299). Regardless, when you consider the upside potential performance gains and the fact that a hard drive is easily the slowest component and limiting factor in many areas of overall system responsiveness, it's obvious this new Raptor will do well from a retail perspective. But what about the Data Center? It was with these questions in mind that we decided to RAID up not two but three WD VelociRaptor drives in a RAID 5 configuration with an Areca PCIe X8 hardware RAID card, to see what the numbers looked like. Head on over to the site and take a look...
FULL STORY @ Archived from HOTHARDWARE
http://hothardware.com/News/VelociRaptors_In_RAID_5_A_Case_Study_In_Speed/
CURRENT Hard Drives News on PCSTATS


News Archives by Category
Audio / Sound Beginners Guides Benchmarks
Biometrics BIOS Business / Industry
Cases Chipset Computer / SFF PCs
Cooling / Heatsinks CPU / Processors Digital Cameras
Drivers Editorial Games
Gossip Hard Drives Hardware
Home Theatre Imaging Memory
Mobile Devices Monitors Motherboards
Mouse Pads MP3 Players Networking
Notebooks Operating System Optical Drives
Overclocking Peripherals Power Supply
Press Release Printers Servers
Site News Software Tips
Tradeshows / Events Video Cards Web News
   04 / 23 / 2014 | 2:27PM
Hardware Sections 


google
 
PCSTATS Network Features Information About Us Contact
FrostyTech
TransmetaZone
BeginnersPC
PCSTATS Newsletter
PCSTATS Forums
ShoppingList Assistance
Tech Glossary
Technology WebSite Listings
PermaLink News
Archived News
Submit News (Review RSS Feed)
Site Map
PCstats Wallpaper
About Us
Employment
Privacy Policy
Advertise on PCSTATS

How's Our Driving?
© Copyright 1999-2014 www.pcstats.com All rights reserved. Privacy policy and Terms of Use.