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Originally Posted by Mygaffer View Post
Doing it wrong. If you have the rest of the volume formatted for storage you haven't short stroked. Anytime the OS does anything with that second partition your access times will get hit.

To really short stroke you should have set the array to around 25% or less of the size of the discs and not used anything else.

I used to have a short stroked 2 disc array, looked like this:

My SSD is waaaaaay faster.
I'm a little embarrassed that I overlooked that
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OP should learn how to crop his screenies.
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post #13 of 17
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I'm a little embarrassed that I overlooked that
Its no biggie, brain farts happen all the time to the best of us.
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OP should learn how to crop his screenies.
Too lazy, plus I haven't installed photoshop yet.
 
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Well if I can't use the rest of the drive, I'd rather have 1tb not properly SS'd than 80-250GB SS'd
 
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That's not even technically a short stroke. That's a short partition. Short stroke, you would have the smaller partition setup in your RAID BIOS. And I agree, that its not done correctly if you're using the rest of the drives. But mine isn't done "correctly" either then, since I refuse to let 2TB worth of storage go to waste .
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That's not even technically a short stroke. That's a short partition. Short stroke, you would have the smaller partition setup in your RAID BIOS. And I agree, that its not done correctly if you're using the rest of the drives. But mine isn't done "correctly" either then, since I refuse to let 2TB worth of storage go to waste .
I didn't even know you could make partitions in the RAID BIOS.

Also, your HDD setup is pretty sweet. Backup the sammies manually onto the Greens, and the backup is mirrored, right?

Oh and I'm keeping it like this. If I reinstall windows one more time this week I'll explode.
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