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Up to you. It will improve performance quite a bit. Just make sure you get a SATA3.0GB (or SATAII) drive with at least 16MB cache.

RAID0 is good for performance... if you want that, then get it.
    
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Compare This Thermaltake with the FSP Epsilon 700W. What you think? I looked it up on zipzoomfly because the shipping is free.
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the FSP is cheaper. look just as good as eachother.
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Can you guys help me choose the harddrives? If I were to choose RAID0
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Originally Posted by dannyyboii
Compare This Thermaltake with the FSP Epsilon 700W. What you think? I looked it up on zipzoomfly because the shipping is free.
The FSP is loads better, Thermaltake has problems with every PSU they make, FSP rarely has problems.
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post #66 of 146
Good: Western Digital Caviar RE WD1600YD 160GB 7200 RPM 16MB for $64.99 a piece
Better: Seagate Barracuda 7200.10 (Perpendicular Recording) ST3320620A 320GB 7200 RPM for $94.99 a piece (also comes as 250GB for $74.99 a piece, which is an excellent price)
Best: Western Digital Raptor WD1500ADFD 150GB 10,000 RPM for $229.99 a piece (comes also in a 74GB version for $159.99)


My personal pick: the 250GB Seagates for $74.99 a piece. Good balance of price / performance.
    
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post #67 of 146
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Does the FSP have LED lights?
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post #68 of 146
No led lights, but a LOT better in quality. And that's what you want anyways.
    
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post #69 of 146
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You guys know where to buy those LED cables..that light up and appears that they just simply "glow?"

I think it will be the Seagate Barracuda 250GB then. I just realized I spent just about 12 hours straight on this...
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post #70 of 146
not really.... let me check

something like this: http://www.xoxide.com/elwire.html

Or this: http://www.xoxide.com/leds.html

Just poke around there a bit...see what you like.
    
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