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Re: The RAM disk is comming!
« Reply #1 on: July 27, 2005, 02:34:42 PM »
Its a good start..

all we need now is a 20gb RAM Disk that has a battery backup that can be trused!!!

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« Reply #2 on: July 27, 2005, 02:45:46 PM »
and runs off PCI bus rather than SATA
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« Reply #3 on: July 27, 2005, 02:49:33 PM »
bring it on!

been talking about something like this for years now...
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« Reply #4 on: July 27, 2005, 04:55:19 PM »
as soon as they're viable i'm running windows off one. obviously with a backup elsewhere.

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« Reply #5 on: July 27, 2005, 05:23:47 PM »
they should have compared it to running a normal ram disk...

it needs like 16 slots so you can scrounge up lots of old DDR memory... as they said, no one is going to have 512MB+ DDR 200 sticks.
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Re: The RAM disk is comming!
« Reply #6 on: July 27, 2005, 06:14:08 PM »
cool, but i am disapointed at game loading times, esp bf2.
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Re: The RAM disk is comming!
« Reply #7 on: July 28, 2005, 12:10:13 AM »
I'd never trust volatile memory with anything accept basic program files tho, not worth the risk.
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« Reply #8 on: July 28, 2005, 08:23:05 AM »
i wonder if you could mirror it to a second hdd in a raid config. is there a way of setting that up so that it only uses the ram disk but mirrors to an actual sata hdd?
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« Reply #9 on: July 28, 2005, 08:25:47 AM »
you could just ghost it to hdd regurlary
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Re: The RAM disk is comming!
« Reply #10 on: July 28, 2005, 10:11:51 AM »
I was looking at this when it was first announced.  The main problem I see, is that it is limited bt the SATA bus.  I think it would be better to add extra RAM to your system and setup the ramdrive that way (of course you have less slots available for this), my 2c anyway.

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« Reply #11 on: July 29, 2005, 06:10:46 PM »
Sureley a solid state usb2 or firewire hdd would be much better, no moving parts and both are 400mbps.

Correct me if im wrong.

Think blueys got one.

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« Reply #12 on: July 30, 2005, 02:56:11 AM »
ie 40MB/sec
sata is 150MB/sec
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« Reply #13 on: July 30, 2005, 09:36:06 AM »
Ah, i thought it was 400mbps not 40mbps, that be my brain adding another 0 in there then :)

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Re: The RAM disk is comming!
« Reply #14 on: July 30, 2005, 09:57:11 AM »
I am right Link


"Data Transfer Rate 480 Mbps"


With usb2, who hasnt got that nowadays.