Just to make sure nothing hokey was going on with my first test, I ran it again.
HD Tune: Intel Raid 0 Volume Benchmark
Transfer Rate Minimum : 57.9 MB/sec
Transfer Rate Maximum : 94.9 MB/sec
Transfer Rate Average : 80.6...
Just wanted to add another benchie for people interested:
HD Tune with 2x Hitachi 200gb 7200rpm in raid 0
Minimum 61.2 MB/s
Maximum 98.4 MB/s
Average 85.1 MB/s
Access Time: 15.0ms
Burst Transfer: 70.3 MB/s
Do the newer Dells still have an SD memory card slot? I would just get a couple gig SD card and stuff that in for storing some files. A bunch of SD cards are alot easier to carry around than a large external HD.
Just a thought :-)
I remember when I was a teen saving up all my bucks to upgrade from a 20mb HD to a 40mb HD. From MFM to RLL technology oh man and only 300-400 bucks! And this was from a computer show - not even jacked up retail prices which were still...
1 problem, Dell's fault. 2 problems, maybe Dell's fault. 3 problems, possibly Dell's fault. But 4, 5 and now 6?
Either the place you are using it has REALLY bad power lines, or your work environment is blocking the exhaust vents (desk...
I just finished trying this swap - WUXGA from 9400 - on my 9300 (1st gen w/IDE/ATA, not 2nd gen w/SATA) and have to report in the negative.
Although the size and plugs seem to be an exact match, the 9400 screen uses a different...
EDIT: It's not really blank - it's just really dim. SUPER DIM. If I stick my face right up to the screen I can see stuff on the screen in monochrome (such as the windows XP logo during bootup).
I just did the upgrade...
Wow not too sure what to make of this thread. I just finished reading all 20some pages and went, d/l'ed powerstrip and checked my own.
I have the A/V package and .... LCD58E3
Now generally speaking its a pretty flawless screen. A bit...