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post #1 of 14
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Hi,

Right well its comming to the point where im thinking about having a fresh install.

And basicly i wanted to ask if i would see any increase of windows load speeds and general pc useage if i where to have 3 drives in raid 0?
because i have another samsung f3 in an unused pc, so if i can use it to gain some extra speed i will.

Thanks alot ;D
post #2 of 14
It will double the speed since there are 2 drives.
post #3 of 14
Thread Starter 
I already have 2 in raid 0 but im thinking of adding another to the array making 3 drives
post #4 of 14
Here's the thread I created for my 3x f3's in raid 0, it may help you make a decision:

HERE

Hope that helps
Edited by munaim1 - 10/8/11 at 5:02pm
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Yes a 3 disc array would be faster. Once you get to 4 discs it slows down because the seek time goes up. I would do it.
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link dosnt work
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Originally Posted by 02lordd View Post
link dosnt work
Sorry, it should be working now
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Cool, so does having a lower stripe size give extra speed or would staying with 128k be better?
post #9 of 14
Go with the largest stripe size you can for speed.
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Cool, so does having a lower stripe size give extra speed or would staying with 128k be better?
Unfortunatly I didn't get round to testing that, however I did read a cfew thread before determining what stripe size to use. Gimme a sec and I'll try to find it.

i'll edit post in a sec.

EDIT:

http://www.overclock.net/raid-contro...ripe-size.html

http://www.overclock.net/hard-drives...ripe-size.html

http://www.overclock.net/hard-drives...ze-should.html

Here are some of them.

Hope you find what you're looking for
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