Yea I noticed that.
I really did it wrong becuase I installed everything first and then did the hdd test. And I also (as you said) used two versions of HD Tune. But do you think it's really worth the reformatting and everything to get xxx(plz estimate) much more performance?
I have a 128k stripe size, and will post some benchmarks tonight on this stock system. I'm not exactly looking forward to re-formatting over half a terrabyte in order to compare trying a 16k stripe size.
Actually the video card is overclocked but I doubt that will have any effect on the HD benchmarks...
Is there any way to to this without reformatting and reinstalling xp?