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Originally Posted by Inteller View Post
To the OP, whats your best estimate for a budget for 2 new hard drive, to put in Raid-0???
Hmm, well seeing as I was considering two 1002FAEX's (When they were on sale for $75) that'd put me around $150 for my budget, although I'd prefer to spend less. Why do you ask ?
post #22 of 28
See my edit in my above post!
Fastest hard drives in Raid-0 I've ever had!

EDIT:
Here
Western Digital RE4 WD5003ABYX 500GB 7200 RPM 64MB Cache SATA 3.0
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16822136697

$69.99 each + Free Shipping
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This is 2-250Gb RE4's in Raid-0



Or you could go this rout?
Western Digital Caviar Green WD7500AARS 750GB IntelliPower 64MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16822136847

$49.99
Edited by Inteller - 8/9/11 at 1:11am
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Or you could go this rout?
Western Digital Caviar Green WD7500AARS 750GB IntelliPower 64MB Cache SATA 3.0Gb/s
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16822136847

$49.99
Err... no. Don't do that.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...5&Tpk=F3%201TB

Take these over a WD Green...
     
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post #25 of 28
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I was actually looking into those RE4 500GB's when I originally came about this idea. I'm curious if they'll be a nice boost when RAIDed together compared to my 5001AALS or even compared to two 1002FAEX's in RAID0, and also if they're quieter than the Blacks.
post #26 of 28
I now have 4-RE4's in Raid-0, and in my case I have all silent fans, and I can't here any hard drive activity.

I love these RE4's and there at a good price, with free shipping!

Also the 500Gb RE4's are the same price right now, and free shipping.
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post #27 of 28
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I now have 4-RE4's in Raid-0, and in my case I have all silent fans, and I can't here any hard drive activity.

I love these RE4's and there at a good price, with free shipping!

Also the 500Gb RE4's are the same price right now, and free shipping.
do the re4's outperform the blacks in access time?
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post #28 of 28
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do the re4's outperform the blacks in access time?
The RE4's out perform VilociRaptors access time.
Did you see the bench's in the previous posts?

2-RE4’s vs. 3 Raptors in raid-0
http://www.theraptorpit.com/forum/in...ost__p__123397

2-RE4’s vs. 2 Spinpoint F3’s in raid-0
http://www.theraptorpit.com/forum/in...ost__p__126129

2-RE4’s vs. 2 Seagate 7200.10 raid-0
http://www.theraptorpit.com/forum/in...ost__p__126139
Edited by Inteller - 8/9/11 at 2:29pm
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