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Have to pick up a few things at my local Microcenter and saw this sale on the F3's. Wondering if I would have any benefit in RAID 0 with two F3's on my X58 3X SLI mobo.

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post #2 of 9
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Originally Posted by ep45-ds3l View Post
Have to pick up a few things at my local Microcenter and saw this sale on the F3's. Wondering if I would have any benefit in RAID 0 with two F3's on my X58 3X SLI mobo.
I use the same HDs in Raid5 config and I've had good luck with them. If you are using them as your primary HD and are looking for speed, you can't beat a SSD. I use mine for storage only. I don't have any speed benchmarks yet. Hope this helps.
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post #3 of 9
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Originally Posted by ep45-ds3l View Post
Have to pick up a few things at my local Microcenter and saw this sale on the F3's. Wondering if I would have any benefit in RAID 0 with two F3's on my X58 3X SLI mobo.
Looks like a great deal to me. I have those setup and raid 0. Couldn't be happier with them.
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post #4 of 9
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Guess I will pick one up.. It's a good price. BTW, I saw something else on sale there. To bad I don't have enough money for it..
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post #5 of 9
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Guess I will pick one up.. It's a good price. BTW, I saw something else on sale there. To bad I don't have enough money for it..
They go for about that second hand on here.
 
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post #6 of 9
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But, I can't use my Microcenter CC here on OCN..
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post #7 of 9
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Originally Posted by ep45-ds3l View Post
Guess I will pick one up.. It's a good price. BTW, I saw something else on sale there. To bad I don't have enough money for it..
I was in the same place man, I went with the i7 2600k. I feel your pain...
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post #8 of 9
Here are 2 in raid 0. I just ran this..was curious myself.

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post #9 of 9
Here are 4 in Raid 5
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Intel 120GB SSD 500 Series & 4x Samsung 1TB Raid 5 LG Blu-Ray RW Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit Dell 24" 1080p x2 
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