Does the speed of the drive affects gaming performance aside from a faster loading?

Answer A 10,000 drive, such as a Raptor, will speed up loading a game, and perhaps loading different levels within the game, but will not speed up game play itself. Once the game is loaded, its speed depe... Read More »

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Do you really see a noticeable difference in gaming performance when running off a solid state drive?

levels will load faster, but otherwise gaming is not terribly disk dependent. the video card matters much more.

The Difference Between a Front-Loading CD Drive & a Slot-Loading Drive?

Adding a CD drive to your computer allows you to listen to your favorite tunes and play your favorite games, but not all CD drives are the same. Some CD drives use a drawer to load the media, while... Read More »

Does hard drive access speed affect a servers performance?

Sure it does. You can't serve the data to the clients until you get it off the drive.

How to Upgrade the PS3 Hard Drive for Faster Speed?

Your PS3 hard drive is likely storing gigs worth of pictures, music and video. Using the PlayStation, you can save game trailers, buy games and save your game data on your hard drive. It's conven... Read More »