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

#1Madmicky933Posted 8/6/2013 11:33:41 PM
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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#2TimePharaohPosted 8/6/2013 11:58:00 PM
3, a 1TB HDD for $90
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#3NicodimusPosted 8/7/2013 4:41:20 AM
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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#4aak57Posted 8/7/2013 4:57:42 AM
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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#5DieForMotherLandPosted 8/7/2013 5:00:15 AM
The second choice because I got my 256GB SSD for $150.
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#6ChetyrePosted 8/7/2013 5:25:08 AM
Second choice. I already have an SSD and I need space more than I need speed right now
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#7I_Am_On_FirePosted 8/7/2013 6:20:22 AM
2 TB HDD for $80.
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#8samurai1900Posted 8/7/2013 6:34:29 AM
256GB SSD, fo'real.
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#9maybecallsPosted 8/7/2013 6:37:09 AM
My motherboard doesn't support RAID, but I would still take the two 500GB HDDs.
#10reincarnator07Posted 8/7/2013 8:43:53 AM
In isolation, neither. Raid 0 needs a backup system in place, and 256GB isn't nearly enough storage for me.
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