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Currently I have this setup:

74GB 10,000RPM WD Raptor (For games)
120GB 7,200RPM Barracuda SATA (For the O/S and storage ETC...)

I was wondering if I should get a 150GB Raptor and use the 74GB for the OS and the 150GB for Games or something

Maybe buy a 74GB and RAID both of them? Does Striping give a boost to performance at all?

I'm kind of a noob when it comes to RAID
    
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Get another 74GB and RAID0
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come on, mr. moneybags.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16822136011

two of those in RAID-0. it will make your computer faster.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Nechen View Post
Currently I have this setup:

74GB 10,000RPM WD Raptor (For games)
120GB 7,200RPM Barracuda SATA (For the O/S and storage ETC...)

I was wondering if I should get a 150GB Raptor and use the 74GB for the OS and the 150GB for Games or something

Maybe buy a 74GB and RAID both of them? Does Striping give a boost to performance at all?

I'm kind of a noob when it comes to RAID
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come on, mr. moneybags.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16822136011

two of those in RAID-0. it will make your computer faster.
Re-read his post again.

He already got 74GB Raptor. Its more reasonable to buy another 74GB and RAID them. Not go out and buy 2x 150GB Raptor X
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which i would ordinarily agree with, but he just made a thread a minute ago talking about how money is no object. i think he should get the windowed 150 gig Raptors.
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Quote:
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which i would ordinarily agree with, but he just made a thread a minute ago talking about how money is no object. i think he should get the windowed 150 gig Raptors.

Will you please disperse of the sexual frustration and go find something else to do? You've been harassing me since 6 o'clock
    
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post #7 of 44
Quote:
Originally Posted by MrBungle View Post
which i would ordinarily agree with, but he just made a thread a minute ago talking about how money is no object. i think he should get the windowed 150 gig Raptors.
Oh! I didn't see the other thread so I'm based on this one only. Besides I took whatever he wrote down on this thread and reply to it
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Will you please disperse of the sexual frustration and go find something else to do? You've been harassing me since 6 o'clock


What happened?
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post #9 of 44
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So should I get two(2) 74GB Raptors and just stripe them?

I dont really need that much space...I figure if I ever do I'll just get an external for storage.

Sheesh
    
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post #10 of 44
I'll RAID YAR RAPTORS!!!!!

YAR!

EDIT: but seriously, get a small one like a 36 GB and run the OS off of it. Buy something nice for a girl or something.
    
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