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Hitachi GST Deskstar 7K3000 HDS723020BLA642 (0f12115) 2TB 7200 RPM 64MB Cache SATA 6.0Gb/s 3.5
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  • Owned For: less than 1 day

Pros: Cheap, large, fast.

Cons: 2 of 3 drives DOA. Not even slightly functional. When I asked for a refund, NewEgg charged me a $36 restocking fee, because I did not want to replace them with the same make/model, I would rather buy different ones.

Other Thoughts: If 2 of 3 drives are DOA, would YOU want to replace them with the same make/model?

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Intel X25-E SSDSA2SH032G1 2.5
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  • Owned For: 1 month to 1 year

Pros: Super fast.
400MB/s read with two in RAID0 on EVGA P55 FT(W) 200.

Cons: Pricey

Other Thoughts: Wish I could paste performance graphics.
I was Folding @ home, so the CPU was saturated, same with the GPUs, still screamed.

HD Tune Pro: Intel Raid 0 Volume Benchmark

Test capacity: full

Read transfer rate
Transfer Rate Minimum : 362.1 MB/s
Transfer Rate Maximum : 398.4 MB/s
Transfer Rate Average : 396.2 MB/s
Access Time : 0.072 ms
Burst Rate : 179.6 MB/s
CPU Usage : 100.0%

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EVGA 017-P3-1295-AR CO-OP Edition GeForce GTX 295 1792MB 896 (448 x 2)-Bit DDR3 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card
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  • Owned For: 1 month to 1 year

Pros: Simply the fastest card (set) today, if you want 3D and superior drivers.
ATI can shove more bits through, but I have changed to 2 of the EVGA 295s for 3D and consistently huge performance. Better drivers and frequent updates compared to ATI.
You get what you pay for! No whining about price!
If you think performance might matter to you, then you have to get this card.
Yes, it's hot. Oddly enough, two are twice as hot. I use the DD waterblocks and have a 24/7 overclock of 750Mhz and 1150Mhz.
You should really consider moving to watercooling if you aren't there yet.

Cons: Only 1: Hard to find. I keep Newegg.com up and hit F5 every 20 minutes waiting for 1, then another.
It *is* worth the wait for EVGA products.
Also, do not accept a 2 PCB version, the first gen; of any make.

EVGA has the best warranty and support. I have not found anyone else who will honor the warranty if you put a waterblock on it, EVGA does!
Then you have the 90 step-up program....so maybe consider waiting until Fermi is imminent.

Other Thoughts: EVGA P55 F T W 200
i7-860 @ 4.2 Ghz
2x 295s @ 750/1150Mhz.
SSD RAID0
Windows 7 64.

Consider getting the Zalman power meter. It is very handy to see the wattage you are pumping with various tests.

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Rob K.'s Profile

Display Name: Rob K.

Date Joined: 11/14/05

  • Reviews: 4
  • Helpfulness: 1
  • First Review: 12/24/09
  • Last Review: 08/31/11
  • Most Favorable Review: 5 out of 5 eggs
  • Most Critical Review: 1 out of 5 eggs
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