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USB 2.0 is up to 480mbs..

I dont think RAID0, or RAID1 would really be "slowed"
I had a mybook drive that could only do 30mb/s on USB, it would go right back to about 60mb/s on eSATA.
    
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1TB and 2TB = 500gb and 1TB 3.5" drives
Me thinks so too

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I dont see this worth it the usb would probly slow it down enugh that you cant tell its even in raid0. Raid1 could be good if you use it for backups on a network and cant lose the data.
Firewire would have been nice :\\
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Me thinks so too


Firewire would have been nice :
Firewire wasn't much better ether, it was only about 10mb/s faster. Maybe it was something on my end.
    
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Firewire wasn't much better ether, the maximum theoretical speed was only about 10mb/s faster. Maybe it was something on my end.
actual speeds, firewire beats usb2.0 by more than 10mb/s
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USB 2.0 is up to 480mbs..

I dont think RAID0, or RAID1 would really be "slowed"
480mbps = 60MB/s. And there is a LOT of overhead with the USB protocol, so you end up with about 1/2 that bandwidth, give or take a bit.

So yes, any RAID0 or RAID1...even a single drive...would be bottlenecked.
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