any sites that compared Raptors vs Cheetahs?

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any sites that compared Raptors vs Cheetahs?

Post by incogneato » Wed Feb 28, 2007 4:54 pm

im thinking about getting a Cheetah but i dont really know much about this SCSI interface stuff. how does it compare with SATA? anything special needed on my mobo for it?

also does anyone know any websites that compare the 15k RPM Cheetahs with 10k RPM Raptors? I have some Raptors and they are amazing but i am curious about these Cheetahs. thanks!

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Post by Zenphic » Wed Feb 28, 2007 5:42 pm

Maybe this is what you were looking for? Kind of old though
http://www.gamepc.com/labs/view_content ... e%5Ftest=1

"High Speed Storage Compared : Raptor WD740 vs. Cheetah X15.3"

What's your motherboard? We could check up if it support SCSI

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Post by incogneato » Wed Feb 28, 2007 9:12 pm

thanks guys both of those links helped a lot. wow very expensive to run a cheetah but the performance is indeed great.

my mobo is a bad axe 2, some mobos come with scsi controllers? hmm

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Post by sushrukh » Thu Mar 08, 2007 8:34 am

I prefer Seagate's Cheetah HDDs coz they boasts of 15K RPM while WD Raptors boast 10K.Raptors r super performers too.

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Post by HONkUS » Thu Mar 08, 2007 8:37 am

arent SCSI drives fro servers!!??

Also are they fast enough compared to the Raptor to justify the cost?

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Post by elkmanwsu » Tue Apr 10, 2007 3:22 pm

Do you think more mobos are going to have scsi controllers in them? or would that have to be a chipset feature. I want to see a 680i w/ scsi built in
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Post by NAiLs » Tue Apr 10, 2007 5:28 pm

Don't forget, you can probably get PCI cards for SCSI interface. I have two or three of them, along with two Cheetah's and two Baracuta's. They're waiting to be used, so I can't really say anything about 'em. I do not believe they are 15k RPM though, I believe my Cheetah's are only 10k RPM. Still, they should be quick enough.
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