Solved WD VELOCIRAPTOR 300GB or G.SKILL PHOENIX PRO 120GB Tags: Hard Drives Wd Velociraptor G.SKILL Phoenix Storage Last response: January 10, 2011 5:07 PM in Storage Share blazinsoul January 8, 2011 12:47:27 PM 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* . . . . «-----------╝ More about : velociraptor 300gb skill phoenix pro 120gb blazinsoul January 8, 2011 11:24:38 PM I plan to use this HDD to run the OS as well as some games if that is any help! blazinsoul January 9, 2011 3:21:54 AM does anywone have any suggestions??? Related resources G.Skill Phoenix Pro 120GB bad performance - Forum WD Raptor 150GB or WD Black 1TB - Forum Opinion about PC Gaming AMD. - Forum Are WD Caviar Black's a good choice for gaming? - Forum OCZ Core 64 SSD vs Velociraptor 300 - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer blazinsoul January 10, 2011 2:12:37 AM doesn't anybody have any suggestions. im open to all ideas including your own !!! Best solution geofelt a c 154 G Storage January 10, 2011 2:21:08 AM Share 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. blazinsoul January 10, 2011 7:33:30 AM Best answer selected by blazinsoul. blazinsoul January 10, 2011 7:33:40 AM thanks for your help!!! excelerater January 10, 2011 5:07:51 PM I have that HD......a little noisy ,pretty fast but not fast enough for me Im waiting for the SSDs to drop $...... Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Tom's Hardware Member System Gallery Forum AMD 990FX chipset build, please check for compatibility Forum What should i get the I5 2500K or the I5 3570K?? Forum Idle Chit Chat... Forum First built - ~ $1500 Forum What's a good modular PSU between 850-950w? Forum $4000 HD Video Editing Build Forum I am looking to build a PC that focuses on 3 things: HD Gaming, Photos Forum New $3000+ Build Help/Advice Forum 4tb hdd is being read as 2tb hdd Forum New Velociraptor not showing up? Forum The hard truth about Freecom Hard Drive Dock Pro (voltage problem?) Forum What files should I move from my SSD to my Velociraptor ? Forum [Solved] SSD vs VelociRaptor Forum Just installed my OCZ Vertex 2 120GB - benchmark question Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !