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post #11 of 15
i would raid 0 all of them then Partition the 1tb down to 500 during os instillation if you can do that with Ubuntu
    
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I should probably reiterate this.

The 3 500GB drives and the 1TB drive? Those are in my main rig. Right now. Windows is installed on the 1TB

The Ubuntu Server machine has the 4TB array in it (3x2TB in RAID-5).

I'm looking for the best configuration for my main rig. Fast read/write for quick loading anything on the drive, from Battlefield to Photoshop.
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Edited my post above to make more sense.

3x RAID-0
     
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post #14 of 15
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Kramy View Post
Edited my post above to make more sense.

3x RAID-0
I'm guessing you're suggesting this because it leaves the 1TB for "backup", and there's not much of a speed increase with 4xRAID-0?
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post #15 of 15
Yes.

That and I'd rather not see the 1TB drive gimped. It'd be running faster than the 500GB drives (because of the short stroke), but its performance would be limited to matching the other drives in the array.

Ex: If you read a 1MB file, all the drives have to read pieces of it. Your controller is waiting for the array's slowest member to finish.
     
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