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3x velociraptor 300gb@raid0 worth it?

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On my sig rig I currently have 2x 300gb Velociraptors at raid0. I've been using cheap and slow hard drives my entire life so I was really impressed with the performance but storage is small. I've just found a good deal with another 300gb Velociraptor and I can put the three together.

the thing if I just add a little bit more I can buy a WD Caviar Green 2tb/64mb hard drive. I'm not in need of storage atm so I'm in a bit of a dilemma. is it worth it to buy one more velociraptor and put the three in raid0? will I experience 33% increase in performance? or should I just get the 2TB drive because increase in performance does not outweigh the benefit that I'll get with a much larger hard drive space? TIA OCN.
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Adding another VR would net you some gain in benchies but in real world you may not notice it. Since your not in need of storage i'd suggest getting more ram, that would be a noticable increase in preformance.
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Sell the Current drives, grab a nice SSD and a 1-2TB Hard Drive itll be a lot faster than your raid array
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waisting your money dude getting another one. and also you will not get much more performance than you got right now.

and also not owrth all the stress and work that you need to go through to get it right and setup
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ok thanks for the inputs. + reps to everyone
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