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Priyajeet H.

Priyajeet H.

Joined on 11/04/03

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Western Digital VelociRaptor WD3000GLFS 300GB 10000 RPM 16MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Hard Drive Bare Drive
Western Digital VelociRaptor WD3000GLFS 300GB 10000 RPM 16MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s 3.5" Hard Drive Bare Drive

Pros: The drive is fast, and can be noticed easily with a simple file copy process. Its really small too and I dont dount that such drives might end up in laptops. Most reviews will also tell that this drive is definitely worth an upgrade from previous raptors.

Cons: As noticed, the price per GB is prety high. Drives are definitely not that usefull if your main purpose is mutimedia storage.

Overall Review: The product listing on newegg mentions retail version, however the drives I got seemed OEM, since there was no box, no manuals and were just bubble wrapped. I got two in RAID0 and have all my games on it and pagefile. I upgraded from 74GB raptors. Those who have previous raptors and have it registered on wdc.com, you can upgrade it to the new velociraptors through their customer loyalty program. You save about 20 bucks per drive. I sort of forgot to check there before I bought these, so others should definitely look it up on there.

CORSAIR Dominator 2GB (2 x 1GB) DDR2 1250 (PC2 10000) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory Model TWIN2X2048-10000C5DF
CORSAIR Dominator 2GB (2 x 1GB) DDR2 1250 (PC2 10000) Dual Channel Kit Desktop Memory Model TWIN2X2048-10000C5DF

Pros: Its fast and runs at the stated speeds right out of the box. Fan assembly is also good.

Cons: 1 module went bad in 2 days, with no overclocking. Everything was at default in the BIOS. This was on evga 680i P23. Called corsair up and they say Mobo has been reported to hose RAM up. Evga disagrees. Both companies are at fault here for not so thorough testing. Since this module is advertised basedo n the evga mobo itself.

Overall Review: You wont get much improvements in runningthis over 800Mhz. Vista hardware assessment gave it a low too and lower than DDR ram - but that can be due to latencies. Real world benchmarking also didnt result in any improvement.