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  1. #1

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    Mar 25, 2007
    lacie or iomega desktop hard drive ?

    can you please advice me which do you think is better desktop hard drive: Lacie 320GB D2 QUADRA(with firewire) or Iomega Desktop Hard Drive 500 gb( or iomega minimax )all of them are with firewire and the same price.


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    personally I cant go past lacie
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    I would go with the LaCie. I looked up the specs for each drive, and the LaCie drive features an 8 MB on board cache while the Iomega Minimax only has a 2 MB on board cache. More cache is always better, resulting in faster performance. Go for the drive with the greater cache. My two cents.
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