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So, this copies data onto both drives? Do you need to format both? Sorry, I know I should look it up, but I'm about to set one up now. Also, does windows boot faster?
you should read page 1 of this thread.....and yes it splits it between both drives.

EDIT: Yes it boots faster, everything will.
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it does mean you have to reinstall windows, and when you go to install windows, you format. Read through the rest of the post, as i asked all the questions ;-)
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And ya get 5.9 on the Vista scale ;-)
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oow, mush faster than my other pc
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And... here is my bench on my £45 single Samsung Spinpoint F1 500GB

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Nice, will have a go in a sec, just wondering, can I set it up on 2 drives, and leave one for backup? Seeing as raid 0 isn't perfect for a backup.
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post #47 of 56
no you have 2 drives that make up the raid and another not in the raid as a backup.
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Ok, thanks!
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post #49 of 56
Unless you buy 2 more disks and make a RAID10 array. Notice how your RAID0 setup only scored 6mb/s average read more.
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You don't think I will gain much from this raid? I've 3 SATA drives plugged in, and one IDE, total of 4, don't really want put add an IDE, 2 of the SATA going to be used for raid, other, backup,
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