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Would You Rather: 256GB SSD for $200, or 2 500GB HDDs in Raid 0 for $120?

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3 years ago#1
Which of these would you rather have inside your PC, but you can only have ONE of the choices inside your PC? - Results (95 votes)
256GB SSD for $200
72.63% (69 votes)
Two 7200RPM 500GB HDDs in Raid 0 for $120
27.37% (26 votes)
This poll is now closed.
This is just a random poll just to see what most people would choose in this situation.
I'm not in this situation, I'm just curious.
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3 years ago#2
3, a 1TB HDD for $90
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3 years ago#3
I can't ever go back to a HDD for my boot/gaming drive. I'm spoiled. SSD all the way.
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3 years ago#4
RAID 0 is iffy unless you have a backup solution, and even then there's the issue of making sure it works if you replace your motherboard or whatever. It's pretty easy to **** things up.
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3 years ago#5
The second choice because I got my 256GB SSD for $150.
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3 years ago#6
Second choice. I already have an SSD and I need space more than I need speed right now
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3 years ago#7
2 TB HDD for $80.
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3 years ago#8
256GB SSD, fo'real.
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3 years ago#9
My motherboard doesn't support RAID, but I would still take the two 500GB HDDs.
3 years ago#10
In isolation, neither. Raid 0 needs a backup system in place, and 256GB isn't nearly enough storage for me.
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