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I am using 64k stripe right now

Some say 128k is better for larger files....

but I am reading that windows is based on a 4k system.. wouldnt that mean 4k stripe would provide the highest speed? Or would that just kill the RAID controller since more files are being stripped?

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Give this a read: http://storageadvisors.adaptec.com/2...ht-stripe-size. It mentions raid5, but it pretty much applies to everything.
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Give this a read: http://storageadvisors.adaptec.com/2...ht-stripe-size. It mentions raid5, but it pretty much applies to everything.
It bounces between 4k, 32k and 256k So what does that deduce to??? He never gave a good answer... just explained how stripes work...


Im talking for real world performance, what is the best general stripe?
    
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Just use whichever it sets as default.
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Just use whichever it sets as default.
I don't remember what default was
    
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I left mine as default... Can't even think what I'm using.
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I left mine as default... Can't even think what I'm using.
Your sig is completely blank? What happened to it lol...
    
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post #8 of 13
Here is some stripe size info. See if it helps.

http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/...ARTS,1735.html
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Here is some stripe size info. See if it helps.

http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/...ARTS,1735.html
You are amazing

That about gave me what I needed

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You are amazing

That about gave me what I needed

Thanks
Indeed. It appears 128k stripe size wins out in nearly everything for RAID-0.
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