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4 Cheetah 146gb 15k SAS drives in RAID-0 vs 2 Vertex 3 120GB

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Coworker came across some decommissioned enterprise hardware, but felt the drives were too loud so he upgraded to SSD's. I'm a hardware nut and couldn't pass on the opportunity to have some SAS drives at home. Picked up 5 identical Cheetah drives with HBA(LSI) and 4 port cable for $100. Grabbing two 300GB Cheetahs off him for $50 with another HBA tomorrow.
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The Ceetah RAID0 looks surprisingly good, even low transfer file sizes are competitive with the SSD array Clearly enterprise HDDs are much faster than consumer disks; noiser too
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