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Re: IDE raid - which is better ? - setup



hi ya

> > I will be doing raid 0 (striping) strictly for performance.  Does anyone
> > have experience with these cards or any other cards?  Any
> > recommendations/comments welcome.
> > 
> > Thanks in advance,
> > 
> > Paul
> I'd do a raid 10 setup:
> 
>  workstation
>      |
>    raid1-------+
>    |           raid0
>  raid0         \    \
>  \    \         disk3\
>  disk1 disk2          disk4

disk1 should be hda ( controller on mb )
disk2 is hde
disk3 is hdc  ( controller on mb ) 
disk4 is hdg

 
> This way, you use more disks, but you gain much more reliability without
> much speed loss.  Using one drive per cable, you'd need two controllers too.
> 
> Mike



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