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Old 07-18-2007, 05:11 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Question HDD Hard Drive and RAID

I was just wondering how you set up RAID? I want to buy two 250gb HDD's and set them up to do RAID... any suggestions/tutorials?


Also, does perpendicular recording make a big difference? I was gonna get a Seagate with perpendicular recording, but I can get a bigger sized Samsung for a better deal...
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Get the Samsung Spinpoint 500GB for the better deal. $30 more for 180GB more. I've been hearing, that it's a bit faster than the Seagate.
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Get the Samsung Spinpoint 500GB for the better deal. $30 more for 180GB more. I've been hearing, that it's a bit faster than the Seagate.
REALLY?? Even if the Seagate has the perpendicular recording??
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Perpendicular recording IMO, isn't much of a difference, in terms of speed.
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Get the Samsung Spinpoint 500GB for the better deal. $30 more for 180GB more. I've been hearing, that it's a bit faster than the Seagate.
after hearing this i decided to see what going on. from all tests i have seen the other way round. the seagate being faster and even the wd faster than the samsung.
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seagate ftw like i always said
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i believe tests show that the seagate is better.
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