Been out of the loop for a while

Discussion in 'Buying Tips and Advice' started by ggoerl, Jan 23, 2008.

  1. ggoerl macrumors regular

    Dec 18, 2007
    Hey, everyone I have not followed computer hardware, terms and what not for quite a while and was wondering if anyone could tell me specifically about raid, as well as sas/sata. All I know is that it is referring to hd's :confused:
  2. Eidorian macrumors Penryn


    Mar 23, 2005
  3. ggoerl thread starter macrumors regular

    Dec 18, 2007
    so raid basically in a sense it basically just copies/mirrors all of your data to multiple to drives for backup, and a faster and more reliable read of data?

    I plan on getting an external drive and was looking into getting a g-tech 500gb drive any suggestions or comments?

    here's the drive:
  4. SELFsponsored macrumors newbie

    Jan 18, 2008
    Awesome drive!
    I use a couple of these for editing BIG projects that need to be done quick.

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