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question about raid array

Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by psychomage343, Sep 15, 2006.

  1. i'm redoing my 2 200gig 8meg cache 7200rpm sata 150 drives, and i was wondering what to set the drives to in a stripped array, 16k, 32k, 64k, 128k etc etc, i've got a lot of small files on my drives but i don't know much about those settings, any help would be appreciated
     
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    i'd just leave it at the default setting the nvidia raid bios sets it at (i'm going to assume you're using an nvidia chipset because of the dfi mobo + a64)
     
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    16K stripes are optimum and if you can do so, change the clusters to 16K also. Then you'll be flying.
     
  4. great this popped up, and i took the previous advice and went with 64k striped array
     
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    I believe thats cluster size?

    Won't make any huge differences though ;)
     

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