Hard Drive Cache

Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by chris, Jan 21, 2003.

  1. chris

    chris Free to Fly

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    Is there a noticeable difference between a 2mb cache and a 8mb cache on a 7200rpm hard drive?
     
  2. Jz1397-5

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    in typing a word document... no. however under stress, or high performance applications (games), the drive performs better then the 2mb cache ones. i am sure that someone will post a technical reason soon.
     
  3. Taurus

    Taurus hardware monkey

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    some say yes, some say no. i say, if there is a difference, it's not going to be very significant.
     
  4. Jz1397-5

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    very true. you will notice in certian applications, but the margin is kinda small. Up to you.
     
  5. Zedric

    Zedric NTFS Guru Folding Team

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