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i have 2 320 gig 7200.10's. one of them is good firmware 3.aae, however, the other one has trash firmware 3.aak

will they get messed up if i put them in raid 0? will it even be worth it or will it just slow my good drive down?
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it will be fine .. it's not say, like RAM where if you are running a 667/533 module, it's all slowed down to 533.
Your HDD's will be set to the lowest SIZE , ie a 160 & 320 will become 2 x 160's

You're firmware wont affect it. Imagine one HDD works @ 50 mb/ sec, and one @ 48 mb/ sec due to the firmware, you could assume you'll get a total speed of around 98MB / sec, not 96 MB.

(Infact you may see more than double speed increase)

To answer your question you will not have a problem
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