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ok so 2x250/2x320.

and a large drive for backup
     
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ok so 2x250/2x320.

and a large drive for backup
That'll do nicely.
 
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THanks alot !

I guess WD HDD are nice enough.
     
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Originally Posted by Cr4zYH3aD View Post
is true that RAID-0 with 2 HDD (such has WD 320gb)

-Add 10-15 FPS to games NO
-Cut down normal process time by half no
-Boot time requires half the time it normally wouldnot half, but about
-Make windows hyper-speedy (starting apps, opening directory with lots of files)you get 70-90% more HDD speed...
-RAID-0 with four HDD cut down process time and boot time by 3/4.This is about right
-RAID-0 with 2 HDD + 1 hdd / RAID-0+1 is a no brainer compared to a single HDD....What?

Other question:
-A sound card add 10-15 FPSnot unless you are rockin a P4 CPU

I don't think i'll do RAID-0 with 4 drives, too risky. However RAID 0 with 2 HDD looks fine. But hey, I don't know what to think, there's alot of hype around it and I personally never used RAID.

Thanks, Mate !
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Nothing wrong with 4-way RAID

I been doing it for months, its risky because instead of getting max of like 7 years, some drives can die early at like 4 years, but that one drive you have in your 2 way raid can do the same thing so whats the difference? same risk involved
    
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So raid increases the chances of a HDD failing sooner?
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So raid increases the chances of a HDD failing sooner?
No.

But one failing disk in a RAID0 array means that the entire array is destroyed.
    
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