Posted 19 March 2005 - 06:53 PM
I might be a bit late with this info...
RAID <any number> is pointless unless you have at least two identical hard drives.
There are combinations of RAID 0 and 1 available that can (allegedly) give you the performance improvement of striping along with the data security of mirroring. There's a description of the Intel RAID controller at http://techreport.com/reviews/2005q1/matri...id/index.x?pg=1
- which describes some different combinations of 0 & 1 in simple terms.
If you are trying to squeeze the best performance out of your system then you should look at the striping options for your controller but I have no practical experience with this.
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