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Matt DoeWD Caviar Drives - RAID
by on Jul 27, 2009 at 4:05:24 pm

With the recent addition of the 5D Mark II to my set-up, comes the need for more drive space. I currently have 3 500gb drives in RAID 0 and am looking to swap those for 1tb drives.

I have read a few reviews on New Egg that the WD Caviar Black 1TB drives are not meant to be in a RAID set-up, that the drives can randomly fall out of the RAID. Has anyone had any experience with these drives in an internal RAID on a Mac Pro?

Any suggestions on higher performance 1TB drives that work well?


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John DavidsonRe: WD Caviar Drives - RAID
by on Jul 31, 2009 at 7:42:44 pm

Caviar blacks are great for RAID. I have 8 humming along right now. it's the Enterprise and Green Power drives you want to avoid.


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