Seagate Momentus XT (ST750LX003) Hybrid 750GB Hard Drive Examined
Posted 29 November 2011 - 03:25 AM
Intel Core 2 Quad Q9550 2.83GHz / ASUS P5Q Deluxe / Patriot Extreme Performance 2GB PC2-9600 DDR2-1200MHz / 2x Seagate ST3160827AS 160GB RAID 1 / Seagate ST31000340AS 1TB
Corsair TX750W / Sapphire HD 5870 1GB GDDR5 / SilverStone TJ05 / Scythe Zipang 140mm CPU Cooler / ASUS VH202T-P 20" widescreen monitor (x2) / XP Pro SP 3
"however, i cannot claim to be such a fish as i am not a fish at all..." - hardnrg,Jul 4 2005, 02:49 PM
Posted 29 November 2011 - 10:44 AM
Posted 29 November 2011 - 10:56 AM
My Stuff -> For sale | My System Builds
Guides -> Overclocking Phenom II x6 CPU's with PhenomMsrTweaker | Nvidia GPU BIOS voltage unlock and flashing | Overclocking the i5 2500k / i7 2600k | AMD Catalyst Un-install Utility
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Posted 29 November 2011 - 11:02 AM
Cost per GB Low compared to SSD
No Drivers needed
5 year Warranty"
Also does OCC have like recommended HDD, SDD CPU (or anything) of the year? Like the best product out of all those reviewed for that year? It would even be cool if OCC built a PC using only those parts and called it the "PC of year" or something. I think CPU and maximumPC do this to.
Edited by Black6464, 29 November 2011 - 11:06 AM.
[CPU]Intel Xeon W3670 (i7-970) @3.20Ghz---[CPU Cooling]Thermalright Silver Arrow---[MOBO]ASUS Rampage Gene III---[RAM]G-Skill Rip Jaws (24GB)(6x4GB)---[GPU]ASUS GTX 780 OC---[PSU]KingWin Lazar LZ-1000---[CASE]Bitfenix Colossus Venom Edition---[HDDs]WD Dives(6.5TB total storage) and Samsung 250GB SSD(boot)---[Monitors] 1X NEC 24" LCD2490WUXi ISP Panel and 1X Seiki 39" 4K monitor
PC 2.0 Audio System (Speakers) Triad InRoom Mini's --- (DAC) Schiit Modi --- (AMP) Topping Class T TP40
5.0 Room Theater System (Speakers) Monitor Audio Silver 2's --- (Center) Monitor Audio RX Center --- (Sub) N/A --- (Receiver) Anthem 510 --- (Power Conditioning) UltraPower PGX-500
Posted 29 November 2011 - 11:49 AM
Main Gaming Rig
MSI X79A-GD65 8D
16GB of Corsair Vengeance
NVIDIA 780TI's in SLI
Corsair Force 3 GT 240GB SSD
Coolermaster 932 Case
Noctua D14 CPU Cooler
Thermaltake Toughpower XT Platinum 1275 Watts
3 X 24" LCD's
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Posted 29 November 2011 - 04:14 PM
Well, price is a little bit of a factor, still. Before the floodings that affected HDD prices, a 1TB HDD for $45 and a 64GB SSD for $60, you end up with 250GB more space, 32GB more cache, and save $130.
The pricing on the drive changed this week. Before that it was substantially lower. Finding 2.5 inch form factor 1TB drives with this kind of performance to put into a laptop is like finding chickens teeth. For the regular PC there are better options but not for the mobile side.
Memory Mushkin 998995 Blackline 12GB 9-9-9-24
Motherboard MSI X58 Big Bang
Graphics ASUS GTX 580
Power Corsair AX 1200,
Monitor Gateway UXD3000, LG W3000H, ASUS VG236 x 3
Water Cooling By DangerDen & Swiftech
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Posted 30 November 2011 - 03:10 PM
Now, I must find one and buy it... but not at the stupid $239 Newegg price
OCN Trader Rating, Since my Heatware is outdated...
50 bucks for 3 more inches sounds good to me
Case: Corsair 550D | CPU: Intel i7 920 D0, 3913B166 | CPU Cooler: Noctua NHD14
Motherboard: EVGA X58 SLI3 E767 | HDD: Corsair Force 3 120GB + WD Green Caviar 1TB | Memory: Corsair Dominator 6x2GB 1600
GFX Card: EVGA 580 SC + AC Xtreme Plus 2 | PSU: Corsair HX750 | Monitor: Dell U2311H
Audio: Audioengine A2 w/ Creative Titanium HD | Operating System: Windows 7 Enterprise x64