Boot hard drive - 10k or Sata III

  clutch1985 02:21 11 Jul 12

I need to get a Boot hard drive for my computer. I want a hard drive and not an SSD.

It looks like I can get a WD Raptor with 10,000 RPM speed, but SATA II


I can get a 7200 RPM drive with SATA III.

My motherboard has SATA III.

Question: Which would be faster?

10k @ Sata II


7.2k @ Sata III

  Batch 09:41 11 Jul 12

I'd say depends on what you are going to use PC for. If the data transfers are going to be more towards a large number of small packets, then the 1ok rpm might have the egde. Whereas if you are talking about large / bulk file transfers, then the SATAIII might be best.

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