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    Question Which Hdds

    Currently upgrading my pc

    I have the following so far

    A8N32-SLI
    X2 4400
    2GB Patriot
    X1900XTX

    Now i cant decide on which hdds to get

    I want to run the primarys as raid 0, i was considering a pair of 74gb raptors, is this the best to go for, or can i get similar performace cheaper?

    Also looking for an esata caddy or enclosure and one/two drives to go in for external storage.

    What can you suggest?

    Only drives i dont really want are maxtors..

    Used WD and Seagate enough...

    Thanks

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    A pair of raptors are seriously noisy, they are fast though. If noise is an issue, have a look at the Samsung drives, they are cheap and very quiet and speedwise are great.

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    another vote for samsung spinpoints, ive got 4 250gig sata ones and a 200gig ide one, they're uber quiet

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    Another vote for the Samsung Spinpoint, I have a very quiet 250GB SATA-II P120.

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    Votes for Samsung Spinpoint too!

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    • madman045's system
      • Motherboard:
      • P9X79 Pro
      • CPU:
      • I7-3820
      • Memory:
      • 32GB
      • Storage:
      • Not enough!
      • Graphics card(s):
      • HD7970
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      • 850w Corsair
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      • Corsair Carbide 300R
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      • Win 7 Ultimate X64
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    thanks all, so a pair of 250gb spinpoints, they are cheap...

    So what about a esata enclosure and an additional drive for storage?

    Total budget for all of this is around £220

    Thanks

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