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nVIDIA NF4 RAID OR Silicon 3114 raid??

post #1 of 11
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just want to know which raid is better?

i am about to set up a raid 0 with 2x 250g on a dfi expert!!

can anyone help me??
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post #2 of 11
There is a tendency towards the NF4 raid controler to be faster.
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post #3 of 11
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ok but i am not sure which four is locked??

cos i have read some where that i will have to use locked sata slot if i am overclocking..?? any idea??
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post #4 of 11
All of the SATA ports are locked on the DFI NF4 boards...as far as I know.
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post #5 of 11
Quote:
Originally Posted by The Bartender Paradox
All of the SATA ports are locked on the DFI NF4 boards...as far as I know.
Can anyone confirm that?? Not to hijack your thread or anything, but if that's true then I will be very happy
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post #6 of 11
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no need to be sorry man thats good new for me too!!

and is there any thing that i have to watch out when i set up raid 0??
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post #7 of 11
Just make sure you get the notorious f6 drivers and you should be fine.
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post #8 of 11
i think the NF4 raid is a bit faster... plus it is SATA2.

I know that the ports are locked on my Asus board... heard somewhere that the silicon ports weren't locked though... can't confirm this though.
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post #9 of 11
the nf4 is rated to 3gb/s while the silicon is the 150mb/s
plus every silicon ive used and oced ive ran into to data coruption really bad

allways use the nv4 or k8 or what ever the north bridge is if your going to oc
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post #10 of 11
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i am going to do it now please wish me luck!! and please stay around and check back!! i might need lots of help when i am doing this!!
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