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    Overkill????

    You think building a computer with 2 10,000 rpm drives RAID'ed to act as one is overkill at all? Should get some nice loading times!

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    depends on what you use the system for, if your only doing it for faster boot times i don't see a huge point to it. If your gonna do it tho hang on a bit, there are some bigger capacity WD raptor drives due out soon iirc

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    Someone on AMD3D did that with 2 raptors ... worked well, although costs alot and is hella noisy! Also don't use that sort of RAID for ANY importand information as it can be lost / corruped so easily in that mode!

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    Overkill? no. Got 5 x 10k drives sat in a hardware raid 5 array here.

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    Not at all

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    not at all overkill. win xp used to load in 9 seconds (according to bootvis) with dual raptors on my PC. its now nearer 15 seconds as the bluetooth takes all that extra time to finish doing its stuff :/

    i've not yet had a problem with corrupted info either.

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