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Which will be faster; 2 7200RPM HDD's in RAID 0, or a 10,000RPM HDD. Anyone have a link to solid proof, or just guessing?
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i vote 2x 7200 rpm

guessing
7200 x 2 = 14400 > 10000
that is all
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I'd go with 10,000RPM HDD just out of personal preferance.
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Which will be faster; 2 7200RPM HDD's in RAID 0, or a 10,000RPM HDD. Anyone have a link to solid proof, or just guessing?
Faster? All Raid will help is large sequential reads/writes like transferring massive video files around. If you're expecting improved access times or your games to load faster then you're kidding yourself. With that said, I'd much rather have the fastest 10krpm drive over the fastest 7200 rpm drives in Raid.
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2x 7200 in R0. 2x Samsung F4 320GB > 1x 600GB Velociraptor SATA6Gbps.
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You could probably pick up 3x 7200rpm drives for the price of 1 10000 rpm
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Faster? All Raid will help is large sequential reads/writes like transferring massive video files around. If you're expecting improved access times or your games to load faster then you're kidding yourself. With that said, I'd much rather have the fastest 10krpm drive over the fastest 7200 rpm drives in Raid.
Probably gonna go here. I am more about gaming than transferring huge files. Just to be a weirdo (and if I can not break my bank) I will RAID 0 two V-raptors, maybe 3?
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The 10000 RPM drive is more reliable
As if you have 2 hardrive in a array, and one of them fails all you're data is lost forever
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post #9 of 43
Why don't you just get an ssd instead? Costs about the same as 10K drives last time I checked... Just grab the crucial C300 128gb or vertex2 120gb and call it a day
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maybe 3 of these http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-762-_-Product although i doubt the rest of your system could keep up
    
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