All other things being equal, how much effect, if any, does an 8 MB Cache buffer improve things over a 2 MB cache buffer on a HDD? Just wondering, since I'll be upgrading my HDD.
Thanks a lot.
More abouthard drive cache buffer
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a 16mb cache on the 7200rpm Maxline III drives bring them up to competive levels with some supiorer compared to the Raptor 10k drives.
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So, in the end, if one is buying a new hard drive, it makes sense to pop a bit more cash and get a bigger cache. In my case, I use some applications that lean on the disk heavily on occasion. It sounds like a bigger cache might shorten some of the wait times.
Thanks a lot for your reply to my question. It's appreciated.