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Question about Raptor hard drives

By RUDEBWOY
Jun 17, 2007
  1. I have 2 hds right now 2 satas hard drive 230 gig and a 300 both maxtor..if i buy a raptor and use it as my main drive would the speed of the other 2 effect the raptors 10k rpm at all?cause i want to keep the others as slaves

    Btw guys do raptor drivers use the standard sata connections?
     
  2. Tedster

    Tedster Techspot old timer..... Posts: 10,074   +13

    SATA drive speeds are independant of other sata drives. They all run on their own channels.

    A fast drive will run fast, a slow drive slow.
     
  3. nickslick74

    nickslick74 TS Rookie Posts: 883

    Yes, Raptors use a standard SATA connector.
     
  4. Nodsu

    Nodsu TS Rookie Posts: 9,431

    Master/slave is meaningless in the SATA world.

    If you have a PCI system, then three fast drives can saturate the PCI bus, but in normal use that would be a really rare occasion.
     
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