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post #1 of 4
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I currently have fraps record everything on my 2tb storage drive separate from my ssd games drive, but it still seems slow in recording. (record at 2560x1600)
I'm looking to add two more drives (between 1tb - 2tb total space) to run in raid 0 just for running fraps. I wanted to get two 2tb WDEARS drives because they're so cheap, but I read that green drives aren't good for raid...

What drives would you recommend? They have to be quiet but fast
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Samsung F3 ?
I would recommend a raid 0 of 2x/4x 500 GB samsung F3's
I have a F1 in my old system and I'm very happy with it
I've only heard good things about the F3's.
Fast , cheap and quiet
Most of the time: bigger drive=slower, so don't go above 1 Tb/

Expensive but the best: velociraptors ( or however you spell it )
   
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The samsung F3's 1tb drives are some of the best low cost/ low price high preformance quiet drives you can get. Slap them into a raid0 configuration....yummy. Although, i use mine for independant storage.
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Samsung F3.
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