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Inexpensive and cool running HDDs for Raid 5?

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I'm setting up a Raid 5 storage array, I'm trying to find some HDDs(1/1.5/2TB) that's inexpensive and doesn't run hot as the storage box doesn't have powerful cooling.

Any recommendations for inexpensive HDDs(since i need 4 of them lol) that's decent for runnign Raid 5 setup?
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Saumsung F4 2tb drive, they are really nice in RAID5 as well.

I assume you'll be doing a 3x2tb raid 5 stripe with a hot spare.

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Saumsung F4 2tb drive, they are really nice in RAID5 as well.

I assume you'll be doing a 3x2tb raid 5 stripe with a hot spare.

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Exactly newegg has them for 75-80 quite frequently... I have 3 and no problems yet.....

Hope this helps...
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