72,000 Rpm vs. 10,000

Discussion in 'PC Hardware' started by Stephan, Jan 10, 2005.

  1. Stephan

    Stephan Guest

    Can you really tell any difference, besides the price?
     
    Stephan, Jan 10, 2005
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    JAD Guest

    72,000,000 rpm now there is fast drive
     
    JAD, Jan 10, 2005
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    John Weiss Guest

    Yes. The 10,000 RPM WD Raptor SATA HD performs significantly better than any of
    the 7200 RPM SATA drives.

    I have (and still) run 10K RPM SATA and SCSI drives. I won't go back.
     
    John Weiss, Jan 10, 2005
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  4. Stephan

    Stephan Guest

    how come and why ?
    what's the difference?



     
    Stephan, Jan 10, 2005
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    SteveH Guest

    I'd love to go from my 10,000rpm drive to a 72,000rpm one! :)

    SteveH
     
    SteveH, Jan 10, 2005
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    John Weiss Guest

    72,000 RPM HDs don't yet exist; but if they did, they'd be fast!
     
    John Weiss, Jan 11, 2005
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    Al Smith Guest

    72,000 RPM HDs don't yet exist; but if they did, they'd be fast!
    Hey, I got it, even if the rest of them didn't.
     
    Al Smith, Jan 11, 2005
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    Overlord Guest

    I run 15K SCSI drives. They're a lot quieter than the 10K drives I used to run
    but I think I could cook breakfast on them....
    It's also possible that my 10K drives were older generation tech.
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    Overlord, Jan 11, 2005
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    Phisherman Guest

    Definitely there is a difference. The 10,000 rpm can read the sectors
    faster than the 7200 rpm drive, although usually with more noise. The
    10,000 rpm is the better choice for database servers. With a larger
    buffer cache, a slow drive can have a good boost in performance.
     
    Phisherman, Jan 14, 2005
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