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WD6402AAEX in RAID0 for 50$ more?

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I'm planning to buy some spinpoint F3 sata II (500 gb version each) to raid0

Should I spend 40 more bucks and get 2 WD caviar black sata III(64 mb cache compared to 16 for sammys) MODEL: WD6402AAEX

I'm gonna be using a 890FX board so I though the 2 WD Cblack sata III would be more futureproof (Till I get SSDs in couple years )

http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product...82E16822136544
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http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product...-181-_-Product
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I would go with the WD's but both will be good, if you have the extra money though the WD's seem to be the best bet. Plus you get another 280GB of space and should be a little faster than the Samsung.
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The sammy has a single 500gb platter and is likely faster.
    
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so ya sata III is useless ? 16 mb vs 64 mb cache and its sata III but still get beated by sata II 16mb cache. BAH!
GG WD.
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so ya sata III is useless ? 16 mb vs 64 mb cache and its sata III but still get beated by sata II 16mb cache. BAH!
GG WD.
In raid the SATAIII might come in handy but 2 RAID0 drives wont saturate SATAII much less SATAIII.

The WD is newer and has a 5 year warranty while the Samsung has a 3 year warranty.
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I'm only planning to have 1 raid0 setup (2 hardrive in 1 raid0)

I guess I'll get the sammy and save money ;D
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In raid the SATAIII might come in handy but 2 RAID0 drives wont saturate SATAII much less SATAIII.

The WD is newer and has a 5 year warranty while the Samsung has a 3 year warranty.
It does not work like this. Each drive has its own SATA 3.0Gb/s channel.
    
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It does not work like this. Each drive has its own SATA 3.0Gb/s channel.
I worded it wrong, each HDD won't saturate their SATAII channel so there is no need for SATAIII.
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