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So I had another hard drive I found laying around which is a smaller gb then the one I'm currently using. Both are 3200ks and 2500ks from western digital.

Last night I set them up as Raid 0 with a 64kb whatchamacallit. I noticed that installing programs were ALOT! faster and windows opens up programs faster but that may be my imagination.

Here is a screenshot of them in HDtune

Last night when I ran the benchmark the lowest it hit was around 12.x mb/s

I was wondering if these speeds seem correct, and would like to know if a single Samsung F3 will get higher numbers then these. What numbers would a single F3 drive get?

I'm looking for nice storage and fast write speed to capture uncompressed video from a capture card. This one to be exact.


Are there and 2tb drives out on the market that I can raid to get at least 110mb/s for the same price or a little more? I'm looking for the best band for buck here. Thanks.
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Don't know for sure about an F3, but this is what a single 320gig F4 will do.


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those f4's are amazing ive seen some crazy raid 0 speeds on them
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The 320gig F4s are. The 2TB F4's not so much.
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The 2TB F4's are Green drives. They're relatively slow (for performance, great for storage though).

A single F3 1TB drive gets:
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Originally Posted by pioneerisloud View Post
The 2TB F4's are Green drives. They're relatively slow (for performance, great for storage though).

A single F3 1TB drive gets:
Thank you very much for this. Can you do a test with the "write" bubble checked? Thanks.
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