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Solid State Hybrid Drive

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December 16, 2011 12:31:29 AM

hey have any one used the Solid State Hybrid Drive , how does they perform is it as good as the ssd
also wat is the system ratings do u get out of them your windows experience index

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December 19, 2011 6:28:34 AM

Hi, I just ordered one from newegg.com. http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E168...
They're on sale now about $60 off for a total of only $90 bucks. With this sale price (not the normal retail price of about $150), the per gigabyte is about twice as much as a traditional HDD, but the performance, from what I understand, is much better. The one I linked to can beat some pure SSDs in write speeds, but usually isn't as fast.

However, even though it isn't as fast it's much better than a traditional HDD from what I've read. At the retail price of $150, you could buy a SSD that only has 1/8 the storage compacity. And the one I linked you is more than 33% off, so it's that much of a better deal.

Basically a hybrid drive gives you way more storage and comparable performance to an SSD for the same price. It won't be as fast as possible, but you pay hundreds of dollars less.
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December 19, 2011 4:57:30 PM

but do u no the system ratings on one of these hard drives
contemplating on wether to buy a ssd or one of these need to get a high rating
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December 19, 2011 7:19:11 PM

If you are talking about the WEI (windows experience index), that is totally useless. I think tools like HDTune give better results and even then, your real world experience should dictate whether the drive is good enough for you.

There are plenty of reviews out there.

http://benchmarkreviews.com/index.php?option=com_conten...
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December 19, 2011 7:24:29 PM

kool tanx i think ill go with the ssd i know the have a high wei prob like 7.5 and ***
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