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So are you booting off your RAID array?
Yup, just the one logical drive for Windows.

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Originally Posted by an51r View Post
Raid 0 is really nice. do you have two 250 gb drives in raid 0? I hear that you get a little more performance using larger drives as well. I run it on two 80gbs and it is still really nice.
Two 250GB 16mb cache WD drives. You almost always get higher performance with larger drives because of the increased data density.

I think every non-budget build from now on that I do will include some sort of RAID 0. I'm lovin' it
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Yea now ive tried RAID0 for the first time I'll never go back to a std drive setup.

Sure it can be a pain in the ass setting it up sometimes but as they say - 'no pain no gain'

I also love how I usually spawn first in BF2, jump in the tank, and get almost halfway across the map before my team has finished spawning because of the faster load times.
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