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Old 07-29-2007, 09:40 PM   #1 (permalink)
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i dont know if i should go with two 250gb for RAID 0 or just one 500gb. Is the performance gain worth the greater risk of losing my stuff?
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Just go with one 500gb HDD.
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What you can do, is RAID the two 250GB HDDs, and use your current hard drive as backup.
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i would get a 500gb and use your current as backup
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i would go with wateva is cheaper so the 500GB
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RAID doesnt seem worth it. 500gb
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how big is your current hard drive?
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Use your current hdd for os, use the 500 for everything else.
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Just get the 500gb.
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