Just wondering what other people with 8600s were getting in the hd tach tests (quick). I've poked around and it seems that the average for the 7k60 in the 8600 is about 30 MB/s (avg) but my results are around 22 MB/s, Seek time...
Just to let you know I have a fx 5650 card if you want to purchase it (promise it will be cheap!). You can PM me for details.
Unfortunately I didn't run aquamark on it, but of course the 5650/5600 is the only one on your list with...
If you want to see a comparison of AVs, go to http://www.av-comparatives.org/
Click on Comparatives on the side bar on the left.
Check out the Online Results for the 2 tests.
You can see for yourself (and these are not the only...
Did this a couple of days ago... getting mixed results going to try a different dvd-r media brand (currently using some cheapy one)
(it burns okay, but when I do the copy back to the hard drive test, I get CRC errors)