Onboard SATA vs. new controller card, are they faster? w/raptor? Tags: Hard Drives SATA Controller Raptor Performance Storage Last response: November 24, 2007 11:19 PM in Storage Share vinman November 24, 2007 10:09:23 PM Is it worth investing in an external card, performance wise $$$ More about : onboard sata controller card faster raptor croc November 24, 2007 11:19:17 PM vinman said:Is it worth investing in an external card, performance wise $$$ To make a long story short, no. To make the short story a bit longer, Raptors are not the equal of some of the newer 7200.11 drives, and for the $$$ are really not worth the $$$. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources raid 0, sata1 vs sata2, with onboard (fakeraid) which faster Forum SolvedRIAD/SAS controller card and backplane drive cage vs SATA to SATA only drive setup? Forum Onboard SATA RAID vs SATA RAID PCI Controller Forum SATA PCI Controller Card Versus On-Board SATA Forum Onboard SOnd vs PCI Sound card which is FASTER.? Forum SolvedSATA Controller card (PCI vs PCIe) Forum Onboard Sata II vs PCI Sata II card Forum New Home Server motherboard raid controller VS Controller card. Forum buyign a SATA card vs onboard Forum Old sound card vs new onboard sound? Forum onboard RAID controler vs RAID card Forum HELP! Onboard Vid vs. Old card vs. New Card vs. $$$ New Card, WHICH 1? Forum New on-board vs Old PCI card Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !