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Velociraptor in Laptop?

Discussion in 'Storage' started by Franklinwallbrown, Aug 13, 2008.

  1. Franklinwallbrown

    Franklinwallbrown New Member

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    Is it possible to put a velociraptor in a laptop?
     
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    Gg...
     
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    I thought the Velociraptor was just released w/o the heatsink? Wouldn't that make it work?
     
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    There's still the matter of the hdd's power consumption. Most laptops use a 5400 Rpm and a few use a 7200 Rpm. If you need faster load times get one with a SSD.
     
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    SSD may be the answer, but there are som 7.2k laptop hd that will work just fine. Maybe none of the VR's though.
     
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    I'm just trying to find a fast HDD for a laptop, but I'm not going to pay for a SSD. Price/performance is rediculous.
     
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    cdawall where the hell are my stars

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    i'm sorry this may sound very rude but what are you using the laptop for that you will notice the difference between a good 320GB 7200 vs a 300GB 10K? just get a WD 320GB SATA 2.5in lighter almost as fast and less heat

    its a single platter design vs the dual platter raptor thus it shouldn't be to much slower and sucks down almost half as much juice
     
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    Naw, price/capacity is ridiculous -- price/performance ain't all that bad. ;)
     
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    I can't think of anything that anyone would do with a laptop that would require a 10K RPM drive.
     
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    Is that Tom-chart up to date?
     
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    cdawall where the hell are my stars

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    That's what I was thinking.
     
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    cdawall where the hell are my stars

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    but that should put the WD as the fastest laptop drive
     
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    What should put the WD as the fastest laptop drive?
     
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    cdawall where the hell are my stars

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    the 16MB cache its already the 2nd fastest overall with a 8mb cache so the 16 should give it enough of a boost to take out the hitachi
     
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    Oh...
     

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