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For the best RAID set-up, I went with two WD RE4's 50GB:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16822136697
The SATA 6GB doesn't matter for mach. drives. The Intel SATA 3Gb controller is faster.
Edited by ski-bum - 2/28/11 at 5:57pm
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There was a thread that was posted with a chart that had the 500gb f3 being the fastest spinner out. The WD Black 640 right behind it. 2x320 platters short stroked came really close.
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There was a thread that was posted with a chart that had the 500gb f3 being the fastest spinner out. The WD Black 640 right behind it. 2x320 platters short stroked came really close.
currently i am running 2x WD640 CB and have nad no issues with em.
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2xF3's are faster SATA3 is useless for hard drives.

My F3's in raid0 got like 212MB/s while having low 9ms access times.
    
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