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Old 09-03-09, 03:26 PM   #11
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Default Re: 3TB boot partition possible?

Originally Posted by LovingSticky View Post
That is no problem for Adaptec 5805

It has fast 1.2GHz dual-core CPU and 512MB DDR2 cache on board - so RAID-5 performance is almost identical to RAID-10.

As for 2 partitions: I am using that right now, but would prefer single partition for its benefits. Guess I will leave the system as it is right now and wait for proper EFI support from Asus.
Read performance on RAID 5 is good, but write performance (even on top of the line hardware RAID controller) is lagging.

So after reading your previous post on your daily backups, i would even go RAID 0 on all 4 spindles.

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