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After 5 hours of figuring out how to set up raid 0 it seems that i have wasted my time. I used EZ raid from asus, it seems that everything feels the same. How do i know if im using raid 0 already and whats the best way to benchmark my hard disk. Its either i have done it wrong or raid 0 is over hyped
    
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I heard you get only a 5-10% performance boost. HDTune is what I use. EZraid isn't good. Its way slower than the intel ICH7 raid controller.
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Buy an actual hardware RAID controller, IE PCI RAID Controller cards..

http://www.newegg.com/Store/SubCateg...ers-RAID-Cards

Instead of software RAID controlling.
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Btw, how come you couldn't get it to work on ich7?
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because i dont have a floppy drive :|
    
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hey i found a program to integrate raid drivers into your xp installation. http://www.nliteos.com/ never used it but I think it should work
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raid 0 fast!

Just make sure you actually set it up correctly, that means using onboard raid or said pci raid card.
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Originally Posted by cisf0rcalvin View Post
hey i found a program to integrate raid drivers into your xp installation. http://www.nliteos.com/ never used it but I think it should work
Where does that say anything about RAID...it looks like all it does is strip down the instillation so that you ONLY get what you want (for performance enthusiasts)
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Originally Posted by bruestle2 View Post
Where does that say anything about RAID...it looks like all it does is strip down the instillation so that you ONLY get what you want (for performance enthusiasts)
Incorrect.

You can both add AND remove.
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Incorrect.

You can both add AND remove.
my bad!
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