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      01-03-2013, 04:55 AM   #39
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Originally Posted by xenon View Post
RAID 0 is a mirror

No it isn't!

RAID 1 is mirrored.

RAID 0 is striped IE the data is written to one disk or the other. So raid 0 is far far more performant but there is no resiliency.

There's not even parity information so if one disk fails you've lost 100% of your data. However it's great for performance, very close to 100% faster than a non RAIDED disk although the controller or bus can throttle this back slightly. You have as much storage space as the smallest disk.

I am pretty sure you were thinking of RAID 1.

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