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post #1 of 9
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which do u guys think is faster, 2 74Gb Raptors on RAID0 OR 4 74Gb Raptors on RAID0?
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post #2 of 9
Obviously, 4 Raptors in RAID 0 will be faster than 2. But I'm not sure the integrated RAID controller is good enough to handle 4 drives...
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post #3 of 9
Four will be faster than two, put you wont see much differance, excecpt with benchmarking.
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post #4 of 9
Quote:
Originally Posted by jrabb1920
Four will be faster than two, put you wont see much differance, excecpt with benchmarking.
Or with very large files.
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post #5 of 9
Why wont you see very much difference with 4 drives compared to 2? Is this the same for 7200rpm drives too? Is there much difference between 3 and 2 7200rpm drives either? What about if you had a high performance raid card?

Sorry bout all the questions.
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post #6 of 9
more drives = more performance. Simple equation, no? lol

But ya...the 4 will pwn the 2...
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post #7 of 9
4 deffinetly, That will be quite expensive ha
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post #8 of 9
Quote:
Originally Posted by BenHagerty
4 deffinetly, That will be quite expensive ha
Thats what I thought but...

Quote:
Originally Posted by jrabb1920
Four will be faster than two, put you wont see much differance, excecpt with benchmarking.
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post #9 of 9
Quote:
Originally Posted by OCZedd
Thats what I thought but...
you will still get way faster load times and transfer rates with any large file...

Also, encoding/decoding is WAY faster on my computer with raid-0. iTunes encoding is like....LIGHTNING! lol
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