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i think i'm gonna have to start haunting worst buy for when they start clearing out those Raptor Xs i see in there all the time. $100 for a Raptor X would be awesome. $300 for a VelociRaptor isnt so awesome.
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And large expense.
it really isn't that bad. About $400 for a great controller (adaptec 5405) and about $200 for a 300gb drive used. Not a bad price for blazing fast storage. The controller will also do every imaginable raid array
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it really isn't that bad. About $400 for a great controller (adaptec 5405) and about $200 for a 300gb drive used. Not a bad price for blazing fast storage. The controller will also do every imaginable raid array
That's pretty bad considering it costs as much as some of the major components in my system. But then again I really don't see why you would need storage like that. My $160 Raid 0 works plenty fast.
    
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That's pretty bad considering it costs as much as some of the major components in my system. But then again I really don't see why you would need storage like that. My $160 Raid 0 works plenty fast.
Ditto, my read and write speeds are only a little below this single disc.
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That's pretty bad considering it costs as much as some of the major components in my system. But then again I really don't see why you would need storage like that. My $160 Raid 0 works plenty fast.
I deal with very large CAD files as well as hundreds of smaller files that are imported into a model. This is why the ability to read and write very fast as well as quick acess times works so well.
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wow, so basically $1 for every gigabyte
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wow, so basically $1 for every gigabyte
With 4 drives that is exactly right. But that is also 1.2 Tb of very very fast storage.

I remember just a couple years ago, about 5, flash memory was $1 per megabyte. At least my setup isnt that expensive.
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With 4 drives that is exactly right. But that is also 1.2 Tb of very very fast storage.

I remember just a couple years ago, about 5, flash memory was $1 per megabyte. At least my setup isnt that expensive.
i'm going to get two and raid 0 them, i'm just happy they aren't SCSI HDDs otherwise i would have to get a $200-$300 Raid card that supports SCSI.
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