Originally Posted by kz26
With that many drives, you're much better off doing a RAID 5. It would still be much faster than a single drive, and you get a good degree of redundancy (1 drive can totally fail.)
RAID5 write performance is terrible without a dedicated controller.
Originally Posted by ski-bum
One SSD will KILL six Raptors in access time.
6 VRaptors in RAID0 will provide around 1-2MB/s random read/write.
A single SSD will provide 50MB/s random read and 150MB/s random write.
For sequential performance, 6 VRaptors would bottle your controller.... I'm guess something like 500-600MB/s on AMD?
A single Vertex 2 can do 250MB/s.
Besides, do you have 2.5TB of games? Edited by DuckieHo - 4/20/11 at 1:38pm