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Just want to note that no RAID controller under $100 can match the Intel SATA controller in random performance..... I would always use the Intel controller for OS/apps unless you have a discrete hardware RAID controller.
Yeah, yeah, says you and your measly ~50k posts... J/k. Good info! I hadn't considered that. Guess the tradeoff is random access times vs. the ability to migrate the drive. Or spending more for a better-performing card. Hmm...
    
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I know the OP's question has been answered, but does the same apply to a RAID 1 array?
 
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I know the OP's question has been answered, but does the same apply to a RAID 1 array?
Yeah, same applies to RAID 1. Controllers essentially use different methods (for lack of a better term, "code") to organize/write data to a disk. So if you switch controllers, you would need to start from scratch regardless of RAID type.
    
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