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128gb SSD OR 64gb + Raid?

post #1 of 5
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I'm looking to get the best setup with fast speeds. Here are my options

Option 1:

- 128gb M4
- 1tb Samsung Spinpoint f3

Option 2:

- 64gb M4
- 1tb F3 Raid Config

I don't know much about storage so feel free to chime in and give me some ideas
post #2 of 5
The raid really isn't neccesary for storage, unless you want to make a raid in order to have a backup of your data. If you are just raiding for speed don't waste your money and go the 128 route with the 1tb storage drive. If you need to keep a backup of your storage go the 64 with raided 1tb route.
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i would say 64gb + the raid f3. inless you need the 128gb, i would think you would benefit from a faster storage drive or a redundant one (depending on what raid you were looking into)
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well I'm going to be doing a lot of RAW editing, and simply putting the RAW files in the SSD will eat it up real quick. I figured I could do a RAID and get some speed or I could just get an HDD that's fast?
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i would get the 126Gb m4 as you get more size and a higher write speed.
    
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