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Hard Drive backup + Fraps - will it affect recording performance?

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Hey guys, I am looking to purchase a second hard drive, to use it as backup(cloning) and fraps recording but I got couple of questions:

1) Is cloning the best way for backup? My current HD is 1tb I suppose creating an image every month would be fine time wise? Would raid be a better solution?
2) Would partitioning the new HD(2TB) in two partitions, one for backup and one for fraps - affect the recording performance? If yes I could go for x2 1tb ones.

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So I got a 2T HD for that purpose but still haven't tried fraps when large backup file is placed on the second partition of the drive, if someone has please let me know.
    
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[Corsair] 330R 
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