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WD VELOCIRAPTOR 300GB or G.SKILL PHOENIX PRO 120GB

just wondering which HDD I should put in my new build.

the WD VELOCIRAPTOR 300GB 10000RPM 16MB cache SATA 2 HDD or the G.SKILL PHOENIX PRO 120GB SSD

ill be using this for mostly gaming and programs so i want something quick but able to hold all my software!

any suggestions (with reasons)???

look at my system specs for help if needed under *member config*

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More about velociraptor 300gb skill phoenix 120gb
  1. I plan to use this HDD to run the OS as well as some games if that is any help!
  2. does anywone have any suggestions???
  3. doesn't anybody have any suggestions. im open to all ideas including your own !!!
  4. Best answer
    Velociraptor is nice, but a good SSD beats it by far.
    Keep shopping for about a month until gthe Gen3 SSD's arrive with improved performance and lower cost per gb.

    If you must buy now, get a sandforce based ssd or, perhaps Intel.
  5. Best answer selected by blazinsoul.
  6. thanks for your help!!!
  7. I have that HD......a little noisy ,pretty fast but not fast enough for me
    Im waiting for the SSDs to drop $......
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