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Windows 7: Creating Raid 0

07 Jul 2010   #11

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by chev65 View Post
The performance is much better than a single HDD, no comparison in fact
In synthetic testing, sure. In real-world testing, no, you'll see small gains in specific areas only, and a decrease in performance in others, such as seek times. That's why the RAID0 hype died a few years ago, thanks to many well-known and respected review sites and their detailed testing, such as Anandtech, who led the way to the myth's debunking.
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by chev65 View Post
I've seen countless tests proving this.
As have I, which were responsible for the death of the RAID0 myth. It doesn't pay off in a workstation environment for the vast majority of users.

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