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Originally Posted by Akatsuki No Tobi View Post
So far, the only proof that I see of which striping size is better is for 128k. But now this is really confusing me because I keep seeing contradictory answers.
Well if you're going to be gaming, the stripe size should be smaller 16-32...what are you going to be doing with teh raid?
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If you are using a nVidia chipset for RAID0, make sure to run some benchmarks. If found that 16K sectors provided better performance with my 2 Raptors.... however, CPU usage was 22%!!!! I dropped it back to 32k and CPU usage was now 17%. I changed it 64K and now CPU usage is a normal 3%. It might be a bug with just nVidia's RAID though.
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