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post #11 of 20
Why not get 2x 7200rpm 1TB F3's and use them is RAID 0/1 for storage? And maybe have another drive for backup if it's RAID 0 wink.gif
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Why not get 2x 7200rpm 1TB F3's and use them is RAID 0/1 for storage? And maybe have another drive for backup if it's RAID 0
Because half of what you just said, I don't understand

I don't want to make it more difficult for myself

A 10k HDD for system, and an 5400rpm 2Tb HDD for storage Plus, in my CM 690 II Adv. case, I have to remove most of my HDD-spacing, leaving two usable slots
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A 10k HDD for system, and an 5400rpm 2Tb HDD for storage Plus, in my CM 690 II Adv. case, I have to remove most of my HDD-spacing, leaving two usable slots
Perfect.

Don't change a thing.
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Perfect.

Don't change a thing.
I won't then I will have a 250 Gb., 320 Gb., and a 1.5 Tb. drive (all 7200rpm) that I can use externally since I'm lucky enough to have a "slot-in" for SATA drives at the top op my CM 690 II Adv. case
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a "slot-in" for SATA drives at the top op my CM 690 II Adv. case
I see says the blind Old Hippie.

Pretty neat!
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I see says the blind Old Hippie.

Pretty neat!
Yeah, especially when your 1.5 Tb. SATA external HDD drive broke, and you bust it open, get the HDD out, plug it into your slot-in, and voila, 1.3 Tb. of Blu-Ray movies saved!
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post #17 of 20
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Yeah, especially when your 1.5 Tb. SATA external HDD drive broke, and you bust it open, get the HDD out, plug it into your slot-in, and voila, 1.3 Tb. of Blu-Ray movies saved!
What that tells me is that you bought a premade external drive and the case interface failed.

Never buy a premade external drive.
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post #18 of 20
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Well, I had one Verbatim external HDD that died on my for no reason... But so far my premade external HDDs have been good to me
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Yeah, especially when your 1.5 Tb. SATA external HDD drive broke, and you bust it open, get the HDD out, plug it into your slot-in, and voila, 1.3 Tb. of Blu-Ray movies saved!
Same thing happened to me. Screw Maxtor.
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I hate it when it happens... Once I took my AluDisc external HDD with me to school... And some idiot managed to throw it on the ground. Never got to know who it was... No one came forth.

Verbatim isn't Maxtor, is it?
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