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    looking for a fast hard drive

    hi guys:
    I'm looking for a good hard drive, which one is the fastest? many people told about Quntum and maxtor, but which one is faster than the other?

    thanks
    amin

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    Depends on who is doing the benchmarking.

    I like the IBM Deskstar 75GXP but Maxtors are good too.

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    IBM Deskstar 75GXP.

    Its a 7,200rpm ATA-100 drive. I've got one. Its stunningly fast (about twice the speed of my old Seagate), whisper quiet and amazingly cheap too.

    Best IDE drive on the market bar none.
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    Here are some comments by other users if you're still not convinced.
    http://discussions.hardwarecentral.c...ML/012906.html
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    IBM 75GXP. Nothing I have seen beats it.

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    Love my Quantum Fireball AS 40Gb 7200RPM Ata100 8.5ms

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    Can't forget the fastest HDD in the world today:

    Seagate Cheetah X15
    15,000 rpm
    3.9 ms seek time
    Ultra160 SCSI

    Of course, SCSI drives are in a league of their own, and this is probably way more expensive than you're looking for.

    I had the opportunity to use one of those IBM Deskstar 75GXP drives, and I can agree that they are excellent. Very fast and very quiet. What more could you ask for? My friend got it at the Computer Show for about $131 + tax I think (30 GB).

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    damn straight my friend ..damn straight

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    Don't forget about the Quantum Rushmore. $5000 for 3.2gb.

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    Originally posted by K6-III:
    Don't forget about the Quantum Rushmore. $5000 for 3.2gb.

    $5000 for 3.2gb? I'll order 10.
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    Why is it $5000 for 3.2 gigs? Does it run at 70000rpms with a seek time of 0.00000000001 ms or something?

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    From personal experience, I love the new IBM 7200 Ata100 hard drives. They are just super fast!!!

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