2TB caviar black vs 2x1TB caviar blue in raid 0??? Tags: NAS / RAID Storage Last response: May 11, 2014 5:44 AM in Storage Share dpassenger97 May 11, 2014 4:19:18 AM which is the best as far as performance goes?? 2tb WD black 2x1TB caviar blue? More about : 2tb caviar black 2x1tb caviar blue raid Reply to dpassenger97 Someone Somewhere a c 111 G Storage May 11, 2014 4:45:13 AM The RAID will be a bit faster. However, RAID adds extra points of failure, and will cost more. What's normally recommended is a large mechanical HDD for data, and a smaller SSD for OS/programs. Reply to Someone Somewhere m 0 l dpassenger97 May 11, 2014 5:22:17 AM Someone Somewhere said:The RAID will be a bit faster. However, RAID adds extra points of failure, and will cost more. What's normally recommended is a large mechanical HDD for data, and a smaller SSD for OS/programs. raid config is cheaper.....2tb black comes for around 150 where as raid config retails for around 110 Reply to dpassenger97 m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Someone Somewhere a c 111 G Storage May 11, 2014 5:44:08 AM Sheesh; WD is charging tons for the Black drives. What's it for? If it's for general use, this is the best option: PCPartPicker part list / Price breakdown by merchant / Benchmarks Storage: PNY XLR8 120GB 2.5" Solid State Disk ($59.99 @ Mac Mall) Storage: Seagate Barracuda 2TB 3.5" 7200RPM Internal Hard Drive ($83.97 @ OutletPC) Total: $143.96 (Prices include shipping, taxes, and discounts when available.) (Generated by PCPartPicker 2014-05-11 08:43 EDT-0400) Reply to Someone Somewhere m 0 l Ask the community Post an answer Related resources 2 x WD Caviar Blue RAID 0 vs. Single WD Caviar Black Forum RAID0 with a 1TB and 2TB HDD ?? WD Caviar black Forum Solved2TB HDD vs 2x1TB HDDs in RAID 0 massive? Forum Solved2x WD caviar black @ Raid 0 vs. single Vraptor Forum 4x 320gb WD blue caviar HDD on raid 0 vs 1x64gb crucial m4 SDD Forum WD Caviar Black Raid 0 vs. SSD Forum WD VelociRaptor 300GB Vs WD Caviar Black 500GB RAID 0 Forum Raid 0 performance: 2x WD Black Caviar vs 4x Spinrite? Forum SolvedWD Caviar Green 2TB v/s WD Caviar Black 1TB Forum SolvedCaviar black 1tb vs green 2tb what to buy Forum Solved2TB Caviar Green vs 1TB Caviar Black Forum SolvedCaviar Black vs Caviar Blue vs Seagate Barracuda 1TB Forum SolvedWD caviar blue vs WD caviar black, will it make a big difference? (Gaming) Forum SolvedOld WD caviar black1002FAEX vs newer WD Blue 10EZEX Forum SolvedWestern Digital Caviar Black VS Blue Forum SolvedCaviar blue vs Black Forum Samsung SpinPoint F4EG 2TB vs. WD Caviar Black 2TB Forum Wd caviar black vs green 2tb Forum WD caviar: 1TB black vs 2TB green Forum 1TB Caviar Blue vs 500GB Caviar Black for gaming? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !