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: Forumraid 0, sata 1 vs sata 2, with onboard (fakeraid) which faster ForumOnboard Sata II vs PCI Sata II card ForumOnboard RAID vs Controller ??? ForumMarvel SATA 3 controller missing! ForumPCIe x8 or x4 Sata III controller card ForumWhich is faster : sata vs . esata ForumOnboard vs PCI-E 1x RAID Controller Forumonboard RAID controler vs RAID card ForumSata 2 - ICH10R vs GIGABYTE controller . Help. ForumNeed help picking SAS vs SATA ForumXPS 435mt / General SSD Install Advice and SATA III (3) Controller ?'s ForumOn-board mSATA SSD 3 GB/s vs SATA 6 GB/s connector & wire for separate SSD-O ForumHow important is DirectX 10 for Vista? Onboard vs Geforce 7100GS ForumSelling points: Onboard vs dedicated graphics? ForumNew Build: 3ware controller for RAID 5 vs . other options Forum2x OnBoard SATAIII Raid0 vs . 4x SATAIII on PCIe 2.0 Card ForumSATA PCI Controller Card Versus On-Board SATA ForumTo RAID or not to RAID, backup advice. ForumSATA DVD Burner? ForumWhat kind of SCSI RAID card will I need for my 2x15k U320's More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !