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At the moment my primary hard drive is a samsung IDE, i have a Western Digital Sata running in an External HDD case. I was wondering if i get another 200gb SATA, move the external one inside. And raid the 2 sata's, oh and use my current IDE in the external. Would the 2 200GB's raided give me a huge performance increase over the IDE, or just a little?
    
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Would the 2 200GB's raided give me a huge performance increase over the IDE, or just a little?
Are RAIDed SATAs faster than an IDE? Obviously yes, much faster. Is it worth the price of another SATA? $$/ms times = ?? as do $$/Read speed. You'll have to look at what others with similar drives are getting and decide for yourself. That's kind of a SBA response though, isn't it?????
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RAID0 is great for programs that can take advantage of it. In gaming there is almost no gain, initial loading of the game itself yes, but in game performance no.
Moving up to an SATA HDD for you primary HDD alone will improve performance. Consider my FAQ on Dual or Multi PArtition HDD in my SIG if you go with a single HDD.
    
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