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Okay, so I had two 150g velociraptors in raid0 for boot and a 7200rpm samsung 1tb drive for storage. Now I have a crucial m4 for boot, and two raptors collecting dust. Cant post for sale here, not enough cred...ebay has a few, no ones bidding on them, so what is the best way to utilize them in my system, if any? Oppinions?
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Raid 0 dedicated Game drives?
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You can never have enough storage drives, lol.



IDK, just either use them in some other build or throw them away. I usually throw away the stuff I don't sell/need.
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I had a RAID0 (not raptors) and a 1.5tb storage drive before I got my first SSD a few weeks ago. I was stuck on what to do with my RAID0 as well, I ended up keeping the RAID0 and now use it for downloads and files I move off my SSD.

I've seen some people hang their raptors on the wall like they're works of art.
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post #5 of 24
Dont simply throw em away, post to craigs and for the right price you could sell relatively fast.
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I use extra disks as backup for important things. I now have a Raid1, internal backup and external backup.
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Originally Posted by Wheezo View Post
Raid 0 dedicated Game drives?
Exactly! No brainer!
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Wheezo View Post
Raid 0 dedicated Game drives?
This.



Do NOT throw them away. If you REALLY don't want them, you could always wait until you have 15 rep and then make an EPIC freebie thread.
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Quote:
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Okay, so I had two 150g velociraptors in raid0 for boot and a 7200rpm samsung 1tb drive for storage. Now I have a crucial m4 for boot, and two raptors collecting dust. Cant post for sale here, not enough cred...ebay has a few, no ones bidding on them, so what is the best way to utilize them in my system, if any? Oppinions?
I made you an offer you couldnt refuse. For a game drive with the same speed and a little more space.
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post #10 of 24
Quote:
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This.



Do NOT throw them away. If you REALLY don't want them, you could always wait until you have 15 rep and then make an EPIC freebie thread.


Why not? I throw hard drives away all the time, video cards, motherboards, PSU's... etc.
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