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#1 dave09

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Posted 14 February 2009 - 07:02 PM

How much of a speed difference is there when striping 2 drives compared to using just a single drive ?

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#2 garmanma

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Posted 15 February 2009 - 08:48 PM

RAID 0: This level spreads--or stripes--data across two or more drives, which speeds data transfers. If you frequently move lots of data on and off drives, you'll notice a performance boost from a RAID 0 array; but if you mainly do standard PC tasks, you won't realize much speed gain. Backing up is critical, since RAID 0 doubles your chances of losing your data: If one drive fails, you lose the data on both drives.



More here:
http://www.pcworld.com/article/124948/hard..._with_raid.html

Edited by garmanma, 15 February 2009 - 08:49 PM.

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