Is it faster to have multiple drives? Tags: Hard Drives NAS / RAID Storage Last response: November 17, 2010 3:46 AM in Storage Share Martin 71 November 13, 2010 12:55:18 PM Hey, I was curious, is it faster to have multiple drives that work together? like raid? or one big, fast one? More about : faster multiple drives buwish a b G Storage November 17, 2010 3:46:15 AM Simply put, yes. Depending on the type of RAID set up you have, you'll see increased performance. Have a look at this old thread: http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/230826-32-raid-single... m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedPSU for multiple hard drives Forum SolvedWhy are larger Solid state drives generally faster at reading and writing data? Forum SolvedSSD + Spindle drives on multiple controllers Forum SolvedMultiple hard drives? Forum SolvedIf both ssds and usb flash drives uses NAND flash memory then why the ssds are faster? Forum SolvedBacking up multiple hard drives? Forum SolvedHave 2 seagate Sata3 6mb/sec drives none any faster on a sata 3 mb from a sata2 system. whats up Forum Making a pc work faster, Hard drives Forum SolvedOptiplex 760 SFF multiple hard drives Forum SolvedMultiple Hard Drives Losing Formatting Forum Solvedhow to set up RAID on multiple small hard drives onto 1 big hard drive Forum SolvedOne Operating System, Multiple Drives Forum SolvedMultiple Drives – Photoshop/Lightroom Forum Need help with multiple hard drives! Forum SolvedUpgrading to Windows 8 on a Machine with Multiple Hard Drives Forum SolvedFiles get occasionally corrupted if they contains a long sequence of FFs (1s). Issue present on multiple hard drives. Forum SolvedQuestion about multiple Hard drives Forum SolvedHow to back up data on multiple drives? Forum SolvedHow to format multiple drives? Forum Recover Data from Multiple Drives from Failed NAS Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !