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Ok, just got the Asus a8n premium board, my question is, which 2 SATA controllers are locked? I plan on using the NVIDIA controllers to set up a raid 0 for the main drive. My question is how large to set the stripe size? The larger for performance, 128K, however isn't that much wasted space? Anyhow, what's the best size to go w/ for Windows to install without any problems. Thanks much!
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128 is okay for most purposes--size for windows? as in partition? I don't think that's an option in RAID 0...
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I was referring to the cluster size to set it at while creating the raid, per manual 4k for servers and 128k for best performance. What's the ideal size? Leave at the default 128?
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