The reason I'm saying I'm the first kid is because anyone seriously working digitally is going to have to face the fact that this new digital wonderland is hungry for storage space and as an "I don't delete" camper, my needs are tripled. Regardless, given time, everyone is going to be talking in terabytes. Simply put,RAIDs are an elegant solution to the problem. Okay, that's the word from my workspace. Save your money RAIDS aren't cheap and at least with Apple's version, they are surprisingly heavy.