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Oh well I will pull the trigger and get the C300 256GB it seems.
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The only difference is sustained transfer speeds and that's nothing you'll notice with normal day to day usage.
Aside from that, you split your reliability in half for every drive you have in raid 0 since there are now multiple points of failure.

I like my RAID setup but I use it merely because I accumulated 2 drives in time.
sure but raid0's lower reliability is inherent (nothing you can do but not use it), and it still gives you faster loads for about the same price per GB of storage..

i guess im adventurous
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sure but raid0's lower reliability is inherent (nothing you can do but not use it), and it still gives you faster loads for about the same price per GB of storage..

i guess im adventurous
The performance increase in load times is not worth the lack of reliability or redundancy.

Ideally, the best yet not cost effective approach would be a RAID 5 or 0+1 array.

Regardless, the smartest choice is to buy a drive of X size rather two drives of Y size that will equal X in a RAID 0 configuration.
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