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I have 2 WD VelociRaptors 300GB WD3000HLFS.. will it be faster on load times for gaming if i ran them in Raid 0? The rig is my sig rig just for gaming..
if it will be faster what stripe size should i run?
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yes, and run a 64k stripe size
 
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Quote:
Originally Posted by srsparky32;12621110 
yes, and run a 64k stripe size

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I will hep with load times a little. No change in frame rates would occur. Not too much of a difference either.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by TechRex;12621151 
I will hep with load times a little. No change in frame rates would occur. Not too much of a difference either.

completely and totally wrong
 
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post #6 of 39
my dad runs raid in bf2, and is always the first into servers just because the load time is so much better from the drives
post #7 of 39
You will notice maps load way faster, especially the big complicated ones. It's kind of nice when you beat everyone else into the server on map changes and get first weapon slot pick.
post #8 of 39
Quote:
Originally Posted by srsparky32;12627004 
completely and totally wrong

Frames wont be higher
post #9 of 39
Quote:
Originally Posted by srsparky32;12621110 
yes, and run a 64k stripe size
128K will likely net you a little performance bump.
Quote:
Originally Posted by srsparky32;12627004 
completely and totally wrong
Not sure how you can state that someone will see FPS gains by simply RAIDing HDD's. kookoo.gif

Map loads will be noticeably quicker.
Anything other than that won't see a difference.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by srsparky32;12627004 
completely and totally wrong

Interesting, cuz it seems totally and completely right. Why?
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