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I want to run two raptors in RAID 0, is this a good idea? Could this be used to store applications on as Windows will be on a 30gb ssd.
Also, which one of these are better?
http://cgi.ebay.com/New-WD-Raptor-15...item4cf6b0235c
http://cgi.ebay.com/WD1600ADFD-160GB...item35b0f1a5d3
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Yes, raptors in raid are great (even better when you can get them cheap). The 150GB drive is newer, which I believe would mean it has faster read/write speeds....
 
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