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OK! I am pretty damn tired of everything moving slowly (not really slow, but not fast enough for my tastes) so want to move to raid 0. I will be using either my:

eVGA 680i RAID

-or-

Promise FastTrack TX2300 card


Just a few questions.

1] Which one do you think I should use? I'm pretty sure the FastTrack TX2300 is a bit faster than onboard.
2] I don't have a floppy drive, what can I do to load the drivers on windows setup?

I will be running Windows XP SP2.

Thanks!
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Don't know about the driver speed, but if you can tell the diff I will be surprised, and one is free.

I had to get a floppy to install drivers for mine. I here some MoBo's can use USB or Cd's to do it, but I could not.

However you only need to do it once!. Even after upgrading to Vista, when I put a second RAID in I could install it easily.
 
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