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Raid 0+1
Get Both features
stripe and mirror
4 Drive is required for this 2 for Striping and 2 for mirroring.
    
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Is RAID 0 going to improve my performance noticeably?
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Raid 0+1
Get Both features
stripe and mirror
4 Drive is required for this 2 for Striping and 2 for mirroring.
OK, give me $450.
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post #13 of 30
RAID 0 = twice as fast read/write 2x the risk
RAID 1 = Data security. that's it usually...

I have RAID 0 and love it. It's so much faster for a lot of stuff (especially encoding)
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RAID1 is equally as fast as a single drive, since it only reads from ONE drive. The second one is just a backup. With RAID0 you have performance increase since it reads from BOTH drives.
    
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post #15 of 30
RAID 0 is worth it, but I don't know if it's worth 250$.

Get a few quality non-raptors, and throw them in a RAID 0 four disk array.
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OK, so I am not worried about my one drive failing, but will it read twice as fast in RAID 1? Will I notice a difference in gaming for either configuration?

P.S. HAHAHAHA! I love your avatar, Guswult! Though it should be "Your stupid?" (with the question mark inside the quotation marks), right? You should add the "they're," "there," and "their" bits to it as well as "its" and "it's."
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post #17 of 30
Quote:
Originally Posted by stargate125645 View Post
Is RAID 0 going to improve my performance noticeably?
OK, give me $450.
Hey man you want some advice.
And it would still be about 280$
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That would defeat the purpose of having a Raptor...
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post #19 of 30
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Does RAID 1 have twice the read speed or not?
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post #20 of 30
Yes, RAID 1 has twice the read speed. It splits the reading up between both drives, so one reads half the data and the other reads the other half at the same time. With RAID 0, it writes to both drives and reads different parts from both drives, which increases performance overall. I think the read speeds of RAID 1 are faster, but write speeds are slower. RAID 0 has faster write speeds and read speeds, but no fault tolerance.
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