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Im looking for two HDD's so i can later set up RAID 0 but im stuck on what to get, and what size.

I play some pc games, not many though, have a descent amount of movies, music and pictures and then a bunch of random programs. i noticed a lot of people are up in the 1+ tb range and im kinda wondering if its worth going there.

so i guess im asking for a recommendation on the size of my two drives and then if you could recommend a few.

as of right now im thinking of two 320 gb HDD's.

Thanks for the help!
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Two 500 gig WD blacks.
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Two of those Samsung F3 1tb drives short-stroked to say 15% slapped with a Raid0 aray. The price/preformance/storage is a win-win with this set up. I have two of those sammys f3 1tb drives and they preform very well but, i'm using mine for just storage right now. Newegg has them for $65/$70ea.
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Yep samsung F3 1TB drives are ftw. i Have 4 of the things running in 2 RAID0 arrays for like a year and a half now. No issues what so ever.

Western Digital Black Drives are know to have issues with RAID0, something to do with no TLER. *basicly they timeout before been read and you get a error.
 
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