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am i missing out by not using RAID

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hey ive got a 7200.10 seagate barracuda hard drive comiong n (320 gb).. i was wondering what kind of gains i would see if i went with a second HD for a RAID configuration?
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Quite significant performance gains Esp. in large file transfers.

However, access times will be worse.

In practice, you'll see a considerate performance boost, but your single drive will be pretty fast also.
    
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Well RAID shall improve overal system performance. As said will help with larfer files and more complexed data such as Compressed data.
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