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am about to setup raid 0 i was wonder what Stripe size i should use the raid 0 is manly for gaming
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post #2 of 15
Hmm.. I think a 4:1 ratio is best, I think thats like 16, I know we have many FAQs on this that are very helpful.

EDIT: Last post down the page by NCSA pretty much sums its up http://www.overclock.net/hard-drives...help-raid.html
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post #3 of 15
I second that... 16k is good. thats what i use.
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post #4 of 15
yea 16k will do nicly, do you already have the raid setup or are you building one?
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post #5 of 15
I run 128k...but thats just me, I hear that 16k is the best though.
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post #6 of 15
Quote:
Originally Posted by Mr. Mumbles
I run 128k...but thats just me, I hear that 16k is the best though.
may I ask why?
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post #7 of 15
Quote:
Originally Posted by cdub998
may I ask why?
I tried 16k for a bit, but load time for windows and other large apps. seemed longer, 128k seems to load windows and games faster IMO.
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post #8 of 15
yeah my 128k i read up on is better for loading larger files such as games and windows. The only bad thing about it is if you have say a picture file or any other file smaller than 128k itll take up a whole 128k stripe. So if you have smaller files use 16k if not use 128k
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post #9 of 15
Quote:
Originally Posted by ThaWaxShop
The only bad thing about it is if you have say a picture file or any other file smaller than 128k itll take up a whole 128k stripe. So if you have smaller files use 16k if not use 128k
Sorry, but that is not true. You don't lose that extra space.

I am running a 16K stripe also.
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http://www.anandtech.com/storage/sho...tml?i=1491&p=5

i swore i read that somewhere lol
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