RAID-0 7200-RPM VS single 10-K DRIVE Tags: NAS / RAID Hewlett Packard Storage Last response: April 1, 2010 5:46 AM in Storage Share enviroman63 March 31, 2010 11:54:44 PM Just purchased New Hp-180-T Desktop with the new 6-Core Processor @ 3.33-GHZ , Hard Drive options- ? Either- RAID-0 TWO SATA- 7200 RPM Drives OR A Single 10,000 -RPM DRIVE Which HD set-up will provide the best over all performance / Speed ? More about : raid 7200 rpm single drive guruefx April 1, 2010 4:39:55 AM go for RAID ... m 0 l sminlal a c 415 G Storage April 1, 2010 5:46:41 AM There is no single answer because it depends on what kind of performance you're trying to get. For the best transfer rates, use RAID. That will let you copy large files faster. For the best access times, use the 10K RPM drive. That will perform better when accessing lots of small files, as in booting or starting up programs. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Performance wise whats better? 3x 500gig RAID0 vs 1.5TB 7200rpm singl Forum Virtual Memory in XP RAID-0 vs Single Alternate Drive Forum UPDATES!!!! (Single Drive Vs. RAID-0) Forum Solved15k drive or 10k RAID0? Forum SolvedUsing 7200rpm drives in RAID-0, worth it ? Forum sata II 7200rpm vs. sata I 10k rpm Forum SolvedDisabling RAID-0 for 3 SSDs working as single boot drive Forum 10K Twinkie vs. 2 Cupcakes in RAID-0 Forum Solved7200rpm HDD vs 5400rpm HDD With 128GB Os Drive Forum SolvedBack up raid0 to a single hard drive Forum 5400RPM vs 7200RPM HDD for OS Drive Forum SolvedRAID0 vs Larger Capacity Higher End Single SSD Forum Cloning RAID-0 to single drive Forum Cloning RAID-0 to single drive Forum RAID0 SATA 3 MB/s drives, or single SATA 6MB/s drive? Forum Crucial M4 256GB SSD vs Seagus 750GB 7200RPM Hybrid Drive? Forum Going from Single Drive to RAID0? Forum SATA3 drive at 5900rpm vs SATA2 drive at 7200rpm Forum Raid-0 two 32gb CF cards vs single 64GB SSD? Forum SolvedX2 500GB in RAID0 vs x1 1TB Drive Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !