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I'm way out of the loop on what's a good HDD these days. What makes a drive good for Raid-0? These WD10EZEX are going for 69.99 at newegg so... thinking two for my first raid-0? I seriously need some more space (have 640gb black WD6401AALS) and whats wrong with more speed eh?
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Originally Posted by M3TAl View Post

I'm way out of the loop on what's a good HDD these days. What makes a drive good for Raid-0? These WD10EZEX are going for 69.99 at newegg so... thinking two for my first raid-0? I seriously need some more space (have 640gb black WD6401AALS) and whats wrong with more speed eh?
They work fine in RAID-0.

As always, if you have anything important on your computer, make sure you do regular backups.
     
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Still no sign of that 1TB/platter WD Black. I'M DYING HERE, WESTERN DIGITAL! tongue.gif
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Quote:
Originally Posted by HybridCore View Post

Still no sign of that 1TB/platter WD Black. I'M DYING HERE, WESTERN DIGITAL! tongue.gif

not before New Year. inside info.
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what is the platter size for WD4000FYYZ?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Xanatos View Post

what is the platter size for WD4000FYYZ?

5 actually.

http://www.back2gaming.com/review/western-digital-re-sata-4tb-enterprise-hard-drive/

Edit: question was size not count doh.gif 883GB.
Edited by adridu59 - 11/5/12 at 2:52am
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So I've installed win7x64 and all the needed intel drivers (rapid storage) under enabled ahci in bios.

the driver says ncq is enabled,


I am not sure if hdd is working faster or not but it seems louder? or maybe it is just almost full
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Just finished testing all the sectors on both HDD's (they're for xmas so can't play with them till then). Did a quick HDTune on both of them. Are these results inline with what they should be scoring? This is the microsoft AHCI driver, never tried the AMD driver.

Drive 1:


Drive 2:
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The results look very familiar to me, I will check my results tomorrow (not at my PC right now).

I bought two of them last month (really like them) and put my WD10EALX in an external enclosure.
post #60 of 377
My Samsung F3 1TB Spinpoint is reday to go to external USB 3.0 case as backup drive. I cannot wait any longer for 1TB singleplatter Black. On Monday, I'm buying WD10EZEX, because, WD Black 1TB SP will not be available for 2-3 months. Also, it is a prediction that new 1TB Black will have 2 x 800 platters, since singlepatter cannot give good RAT (11-13 ms) which almost all Blacks can achieve.

I suggest You do the same if You are desperate to get 1TB singleplatter.
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