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i would bet you my rig plus $500 that your raid wont come close to what pioneerisloud posted. Enjoy! The 1tb F3 is the best 7200rpm drive there is PERIOD.
    
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Originally Posted by Yoko Littner View Post
i hardly see f3's reccomended..

anyway's.. ill wait the arrival of my actual drive's in raid
How have you not seen this??
They've pretty much been most recommended since they came out. They're also the cheapest 1TB hard drives (at least here in the UK), while also being faster...
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Pioneer,

Are those F3's short stroked? Access time is impressive.
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Pioneer,

Are those F3's short stroked? Access time is impressive.
Yes, they were short stroked to 100GB and 640GB respectively (my personal benchmarks). As the full 2TB array, they were 13.9ms access time, and somewhere in the realm of 260-270 MB/s read average. I'd have to format and rerun it...don't feel like doing that right now .
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post #35 of 94
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i hardly see f3's reccomended..

anyway's.. ill wait the arrival of my actual drive's in raid
Do you wear glasses? If not, you need to go get a pair...
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Lets see WD do that....
    
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Yeah, I need to get a SB850 motherboard . Supposedly they're a lot better for RAID than my SB600 is.
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im done arguing with idiocy.

Learn about enthusiast computing kiddo's
    
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Relief for you and a decrease in misinformation on OCN.

We all win!
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im done arguing with idiocy.

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we will all expect you to post hdtune results by this time next week or we will all think you a nancy.
    
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