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ok this is a subject i have neglected to keep up on. I have always just thrown in a cheapy HD and forgot about it. Well i figured i might as well upgrade to somthing faster and bigger since my Sg 250gb is just not enough. I am curious about raid however I have never messed with it. I dont know what is better for gamming SSD or a VelociRaptor or faster in general?
Any advice is appriciated.
Thank You,
Jake
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go SSD, its better for the value and price in comparison to a raptor. I asked this very same question awhile back and was set on an SSD for my OS. You can see which one i purchased in my sig. Also if you are concerned about data, get a 60 GB SSD for your OS and programs and get two drives maybe 1TB and put them in RAID 1, which mirrors the drives. People will argue on what brand drives to get, but Samsung is coming up but i sill love Western Digital because they are known more for reliable longer lasting drives. See my links below, i am doing a test on WD V.S. Samsung.
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