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Newegg has the Western Digital RE4 500GB drives for $10.00 off right now until March 21:
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16822136697
If you want very fast, realiable, quite drives that are made for RAID, then these are the ones you want. Yes, they are still $20 more than the Samsung F3's, but I feel a much better drive. The F3's also have a very low hum, that if you have a silent system, will drive you crazy. The RE4's are completly silent and carry a much better warranty. IMO
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Made for RAID?
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Made for RAID?
yes
they have a feature that is disabled on ordinary Caviar, Blue or Black drives
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OCZ Vertex4 128GB (OS) WD RE4 2x500GB RAID0 WD Caviar Black 2TB OCZ Vector 180 
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OCZ Vector180 480GB 480GB OCZ Vector 180 series OCZ Vector 180 480GB Lite-on DVD Burner 
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OCZ Vector180 480GB 480GB OCZ Vector 180 series OCZ Vector 180 480GB Lite-on DVD Burner 
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Thats why I don't buy newer WD drives

Since the 1tb came out they want you to buy enterprise drives to raid .... but no other manufacturer does that
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Thats why I don't buy newer WD drives

Since the 1tb came out they want you to buy enterprise drives to raid .... but no other manufacturer does that
IIRC, all HDD manufacturer's do disable that special feature unless its on their enterprise grade drives.....we used to be able to flash the caviars to "unlock" that feature, but we can't anymore
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