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suggestions for a good inexpensive raid controller??

post #1 of 6
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since no one seems to look at the raid section I decided to repost my issue here:

After testing on HD tune, it is apparent that my onboard raid controller cannot handle the setup I have. Can anyone suggest a inexpensive raid controller that can support around 400MB/s?

Setup at hand -

3x HD502HJ 500gb F3 spinpoint 7200rpm

Speeds current -

Min - 173.4MB/sec
Max - 218.8MB/sec
Avg - 209.7MB/sec

At these speeds I might as well remove a hard drive and use it elsewhere
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well sorry for the stupid question but what raid are you running?
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Inexpensive as in $100?
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post #4 of 6
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raid 0. and yes inexpensive as in around $100. I was hoping for less but realistically I haven't seen a quality one under $180 -___- . Wish I knew this before diving into raid
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well raid 0 is ment for reliability not speed, raid 1 is ment for reliability and raid 5 is ment for both so try setting up a raid 5 and see what happens your mobo does support it
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Quote:
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well raid 0 is ment for reliability not speed, raid 1 is ment for reliability and raid 5 is ment for both so try setting up a raid 5 and see what happens your mobo does support it

dont you mean raid 0 is meant for speed? I rather not run raid 5 as my storage drive already has a lot of stuff on it and i would have to move it elsewhere first.
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