Re: Pathetic SATA performance
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On 02/02/07 01:14, Pete Clarke wrote:
>>> 4 x Maxtor 250GB SATA drives
>> (Incidentally I would recommend against making a RAID array from
>> several drives from the same manufacturer. Especially if they're
>> the same model. Even more so if they're the same batch.)
> Why so?
Defects tend to happen to all the units in a certain production run.
If one goes, the others may go before you can replace & rebuild the
first bad drive.
I'd still prefer to have all my RAID drives be the same manufacturer
+ model. Maybe that's just an ingrained habit I picked up in the
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