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Question HDD choice + Raid question for HTPC


Mar 3, 2015
Looking at doing a Raid10, using (4) Seagate compute 8TB 5400 RPM drives.

Mostly use the drives for streaming movies to my Xbox1, or storage of pictures.

I understand going with Raid10 is the most expensive way to go. Just tired of running out of space and want a little security of redundancy.

Will these drives be fast enough to not create problems with streaming over Plex to the XB1? I have a dedicated 960gb SSD for application / OS and a 3TB for applications (when I had a 100gb SSD for OS only).

Any other input? Should I make any other revisions? I will be upgrading from a 5TB toshiba to do this.