Question about Raptor hard drives

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: 6,000   +15

    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: 575

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

    Nodsu TS Rookie Posts: 5,837   +6

    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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