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RAID-0 Stripe Size Question

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I was wondering if I switch from a 128k stripe to 64k or 32k stripe if I would notice a performance increase on the portion that holds the operating system. I also was wondering if on my 498gb RAID0 if I could have two "partitions" with different stripe sizes... say one 100gb drive with a 32 or 64k stripe and one 398gb 128k stripe for games and mp3's and the like... I have an Nvidia Raid controller on a 680i board btw...
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Here is link.
http://www.overclock.net/hardware-ne...s-4-128-a.html
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Well when I switched from 128 to 64, my average read/write went up by about 20MB/s
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Thanks for the info... I will be redoing my RAID array tonight at 64kb
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I reformatted and reconfigured my RAID 0 to run on a 64k Stripe.... It seems quicker already!
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