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1.TB Velocirapter H-drives & S-defrag ?


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Has IObit done any testing with the Velociraptor 1.TB drive Format and Smart-defrag?

(That new drive design has different sector size)

Are they compatible? :?:

 

For more info on the Velociraptor drives, see videos at this thread:

http://forums.iobit.com/showthread.php?p=82117#post82117

 

BTW- I want one of the Cute little guys for a Pet!

I'm not sure if it would get-along with my Puppy-dog or Not, though! :lol:

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Should I contact IObit Support,

to find out if SD will work with the Velociraptor 1.TB drive ? :?:

Or is there a posibility that someone Here can answer my question?

It would be great to find out Before I purchase this new drive.

Thanks,

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Hi :smile:

I think you would be best to send a PM to Cicely and ask if the programmers have had a look at it yet

If this is to become more common in the future then I am sure they will want to have a look and make any necessary adjustments as soon as possible.

Smart Defrag is updated often but they may be busy with (the defrag tool of) ASC beta at the moment :wink:

 

All the best, woz of oz

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Thanks for the reply,

I've decided to wait for 'End of the Year' price specials,

before 'buying and trying'.

Maybe more info will be available by then ?

 

I could always use the defrag with W-7, if I had to,

but of course I would prefer to use Smart-defrag if possible. ;-)

 

I'm also waiting to get more Failure-rate data on the drives.

They have a 5 year Warrenty, but I don't want to buy an Explosive Device either. :lol:

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I've been doing some testing of the 500.GB VelociRapter drive,

using the CrystalDiskMark utlity,

and if my math is correct it is about 12.% faster than the older boot drive.(about 2 years old)

 

Most importantly the speed difference is very obvious at Boot-up

or when running programs such as Smart-defrag.

I've not encountered any compatibility problems.

 

It is a very quiet drive and does Not run hot, as some reviews report.

I don't see How it could run Hot with the Huge-heatsink that comes with it.

Maybe they are referring to the larger 1.TB version.

 

Even though they are too expensive, I'm very Pleased with it. :grin:

I'll wait until the price drops some, before buying another though. :wink:

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