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I have a Caviar Blue 500GB currently, in my system. I want to get another to put in RAID 0 so I can have more space and speed. I'm pretty sure the HDD I have now is 3.0GB/s, it's from 2009, but would it make a difference if I put it in RAID with a 6.0GB/s Caviar Blue?


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3.0 and 6.0 means absolutly nothing. It just means the port handles faster speeds but it does not matter. Your fine for what you want to do.
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personally if I were you I would just get a couple cheaper low storage space ssd's and put them in raid 0. those drives in raid 0 arent gonna gain much performance imo.
But hey thats just my opinion
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I heard two drives in RAID 0 is faster than a 10k Velociraptor
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Depends what your budget is, if it's the ONLY drive you have, running RAID 0 is a bit risky if you have valuable data.
2 WD blues would be faster than a 10k velociraptor.
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