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Seagate Barracuda ST31000524AS 7200.12 1TB SATA 32MB Cache 3.5IN Internal Hard Drive OEM

Seagate Barracuda ST31000524AS 7200.12 1TB SATA 32MB Cache 3.5IN Internal Hard Drive OEM
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Subject: sata vs sata 3 hdd
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Pete S Jan 09, 2013 12:27 PM Reply | Bookmark
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Could anyone tell me from their own experience, is there really any noticeable speed difference between a SATA HD 32MB cache, and a SATA3 HD 64mb cache. I've read that there is, and that there isn't. I'm putting my new computer together today, phenom 965 cpu, and I have a 1tb seagate SATA, and a 2 tb seagate SATA 3. So was wondering which one to put the operating system on, and which one for data.
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it doesn't make a huge difference, but it would be better if you used the 64MB cache drive as the OS drive, assuming same spindle speed.

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If one of the drives is 7200RPM and the other is 5400-5900RPM, go with the 7200RPM drive for OS.

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