Originally Posted by hedniskhjartad
Does it matter if there are two 500 gig hard drives in there, instead of one 1tb hard drive? i've been looking around too, i've got two WD externals, and one of them is dying. I might go with a Fantom... found some really good deals on newegg.
They are used mainly for RAID mirroring...........otherwise there would be no benefit IMHO.
More power, more heat, larger size, and usually more expensive.
For normal storage and backup the single drive would be the way to go.