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I just set me drives to raid-0 for the first time. What do you think.
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Looks Great
What size stripe?
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I set it up at 128k
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Im about to get a second hdd. Its the same exact model as my current hdd, i dont have enough space. I was thinking of going RAID...but looking at that i dont think i would get much of a performance boost. So im thinking it would be better to not run RAID.

What do you guys think? I do alot of gaming, video editing, photoshop work, and stuff like that. I also need another gig of ram. Do you guys think i should go RAID? My current hdd runs 62mb/s for the "drive index" with a 13ms access time.
    
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Wow nice drives, 3GB/s burst O_o.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by {LSK} Otacon View Post
Im about to get a second hdd. Its the same exact model as my current hdd, i dont have enough space. I was thinking of going RAID...but looking at that i dont think i would get much of a performance boost. So im thinking it would be better to not run RAID.

What do you guys think? I do alot of gaming, video editing, photoshop work, and stuff like that. I also need another gig of ram. Do you guys think i should go RAID? My current hdd runs 62mb/s for the "drive index" with a 13ms access time.
here is my single backup 320 on left and my 2 x 320 raid on right

YES there is a performance boost




That was before I optimized my raid array:

post #7 of 15
When i get my 2nd HDD, how will i set up the RAID? Dont i need a special disk? These hdds i have dont come with any RAID setup disk.
    
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How u optimize ur array?
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How u optimize ur array?
I was thinking this too.. Please expand on this if you can
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download intel matrix storage manager and enable caching
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