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Hi guys,

Is their any benchmarks that show raid 0 SATA is clearly better than a single SATA drive?

Thanks in advance.
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Searching through google I found this article. I don't want to just copy it so I'll link you to it. I hope that this is alright with the TOS if not this comment can be deleted. I think I'm alright though.

http://www.overclockers.com/articles1297/index03.asp
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There is a full review on single SATA and Raid-0 2,3 and 4 disk arrays in my Sig. It will pretty much tell you what you need to know, and a bit more.
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Is their any benchmarks that show raid 0 SATA is clearly better than a single SATA drive?
Check out the Overclock.net HDD Benchmarks!

http://www.overclock.net/hard-drives...-raid-non.html

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Thanks for the info guys...

Heres another question then..Based on those results ("http://www.overclock.net/hard-drives-storage/35458-official-hd-database-benchmark-raid-non.html")
is 4 hard drives in SATA better than 2 in SATA? It sure looks it...

I have 2 SATA 80 gigs..If I buy 2 more, should I expect similar results?
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post #6 of 11
Yes--that is the beauty of RAID--hence SCSI and SATA with dozens of HDDs in RAID arrays--some of these servers have so much throughput they must use optical I/O because hardwire doesn't have enough bandwidth.
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Your last Q has been answered bigtime in the links provided above. I suggest you read up on it.
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post #8 of 11
You will find that most people that go with a RAID 0, Never go back to non-Raid.
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Thanks guys, I bought 2 more 80 gigs..Ill be running 4 x 80 Raid 0.
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You will find it will perfrom very well ... post your results in the HDD DB once you get them sorted ...
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