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 SolvedSATA Controller card (PCI vs PCIe) Forum Onboard SOnd vs PCI Sound card which is FASTER.? Forum Onboard Sata II vs PCI Sata II 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 !