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Velociraptor or two 7200RPM in RAID?

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Hey guys, what do you think will be faster: a velociraptor or two 7200RPM drives in RAID?

Thanks!
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post #2 of 30
Would be very close in performance but for the money... the RAID0.
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Thanks man, +rep. Now the question is: which two HD's?
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Originally Posted by Maytridy View Post
Thanks man, +rep. Now the question is: which two HD's?
How much you looking to spend? How much storage do you want?

2x Samsung T1 750GB
2x WD SE16 Caviar (Blue) 640GB
2x Seagate 7200.11 500GB
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Originally Posted by Maytridy View Post
Thanks man, +rep. Now the question is: which two HD's?
WD 320Gb AAKS http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16822136074, single platter, fast in raid 0. I have 3 of the 640Gb in my HTPC.
    
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NCIX has the 750GB SamsungF1 for $92 right now. I have benched the 1TB and it's really fast: 90mb/s on the ICH9. I assume the 750 would be in the same league.
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Ah, most of those are too big for me, I don't use very much space. I'm looking for 300Gb or less combined storage. What would you guys suggest? +reps
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post #8 of 30
Hmm, What about two 150gig Raptors?

EDIT: What about two Seagate Barracuda's 7200.10 in RAID0
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post #9 of 30
I have 2 of these in RAID0 and they are great. 32mb cache instead of 16.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16822148309
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post #10 of 30
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Do you guys think the Seagate 7200.10's are the best choice for RAID0?
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