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Originally Posted by AliceInChains View Post
...I wouldnt recommend buying an ssd as you are already getting great performance with that raid0 array...
ERRRRRRRRRNT! Wrong Answer.
HDD in RAID0 = 120MB/s WEI 5.9
SSD = 300-500MB/s WEI 7.7 - 7.9
post #32 of 66
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Originally Posted by AliceInChains View Post
open box. 275 each.
and yet with all that horse power you are still using mechanical hdd's.
post #33 of 66
I say downgrade to Pentium.
post #34 of 66
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Originally Posted by AliceInChains View Post
open box. 275 each.
I spent $130 each on mine, but my next upgrade will hopefully be an SSD. I'm 99% sure my HDD, even though it's a 10k rpm is slowing down the rest of my system.

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ERRRRRRRRRNT! Wrong Answer.
HDD in RAID0 = 120MB/s WEI 5.9
SSD = 300-500MB/s WEI 7.7 - 7.9
lawlawlawl WEI comparing!
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and yet with all that horse power you are still using mechanical hdd's.
alright now here is the question.

should i buy two 60gb callisto deluxes and raid0 them, and have a raid0 array with the F3's for my games

or should i just buy one?
 
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when your back we are going to hit up BC2!

and to all the rest: looks like im getting a Mushkin Enhanced Callisto Deluxe <3
Oh its on!
Man typin on my phone is killing me. I so hate texting.
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ERRRRRRRRRNT! Wrong Answer.
HDD in RAID0 = 120MB/s WEI 5.9
SSD = 300-500MB/s WEI 7.7 - 7.9
Access times > Sequential speeds You can keep raid-0'ing mechanical drives all day to get great throughput, but access times will never get close.

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and yet with all that horse power you are still using mechanical hdd's.
Personally, I could easily go back to a mechanical drive. 7 does a great job of preloading a lot of the important stuff in memory, so the wait isn't that excruciating. It's nice to have an SSD, but if it died I probably wouldn't mind other than the monetary loss.
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ERRRRRRRRRNT! Wrong Answer.
HDD in RAID0 = 120MB/s WEI 5.9
SSD = 300-500MB/s WEI 7.7 - 7.9
why do people exagerate these things? im not saying ssd's arent faster. but come on, 120mb/s? caviar blacks in raid0 are alot faster than that.
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Oh its on!
Man typin on my phone is killing me. I so hate texting.
lol i think you are going to have to get used to it--everybody texts.

i will say browsing ocn on my incredible can be a pain sometimes.

you should look at getting tapatalk.
 
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I know how rediculous WEI is, this is why I ironically post about it.
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