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Currently I am running my OS on a OCZ Vertex 2 and a Seagate Barricuda 500GB(5400RPM) as my storage. I found a WD360 Velociraptor 36GB (10KRPM) and a Maxtor diamondmax plus 9 80GB(7200RPM)

Anything I can do with this to speed up my system? Raid options?
Edited by Midnite8 - 10/31/12 at 12:47pm
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Nope. Only thing speeding that up is an SSD raid. Congrats on the extra storage. You could use the velociraptor as program files space when you run out on your SSD. Symlink it.
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Only thing I see is the Velociraptor as a gaming HDD.
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Is that a regular Raptor or a Velociraptor? Can you run HDTune benchmarks on it?

If it's a regular old Raptor, your Seagate Barracuda is probably faster. If it's a Velociraptor, you can probably find some use for it - pagefile, maybe? Or if you ever run things simultaneously, split them between drives so that your Seagate doesn't have to multitask as much?

That's about it. Old drives aren't that fast compared to new ones.
     
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