PC hardware forum: HdD tech Quiry : will Bigger HdD search slower, will bigger

by: Ol Rod October 2, 2006 5:38 PM PDT

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HdD tech Quiry : will Bigger HdD search slower, will bigger

by Ol Rod - 10/2/06 5:38 PM

OK, all this stuff was new in Nov of 2005. Abit AN8 Ultra mobo, it has 4 S. Ata outlets; Athlon 64-bit single core 3500+ CPU; Antec Truepower 450 watt powr suply; W2k Pro with a service pack (4 I Think) on Seagate 7200 S.Ata. I got a K Ubuntu on a disc, and I want to get another HdD to play with this Linux. I favor seagate and like the Barracuda line. QUESTION: I think 80 gig is all I need, but for very little more $$ I can have 120 or 250 gig. So does that bigger HdD respond slower than the smaller??
And are there factors about that bigger HdD that U might expect a shorter life?? Thnx

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