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Windows 7: recommended 1 TB/ 2 TB hard drives?

24 Oct 2009   #11
mickey megabyte

ultimate 64 sp1

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Hey, very cool!

I suspect that the Black I posted above is not being used to its full potential speedwise because of the PCI interface it is going through.
Not sure, but probably.

PParks1, do you mind possibly posting an HDTune of your Black so I can compare yours to mine on PCI?
you're probably right - the black is a nice drive.

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24 Oct 2009   #12

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

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PParks1, do you mind possibly posting an HDTune of your Black so I can compare yours to mine on PCI?
Yeah, here is my WD Caviar Black 1TB

And here in my Intel SSD (OS drive)
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24 Oct 2009   #13

7600.20510 x86

Thanks. Confirms my theory on the PCI card I'm using. I have no other way to attach the drive though, besides my 2 onboard SATA I ports which are already in use anyhow.

That OS drive is crazy! Really cool how it maintains similar performance throughout the whole storage medium.
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