Will my pair of RAID0 solid state drives be quicker if I add more drives?

Taylor Marchetta December 15, 2012

I currently have on my system 2 SSDs in a RAID 0 format. My question is by adding more to the raid will I get more I/O output or bandwidth?

  1. Irving Rambaud
    December 16, 2012 at 8:49 am

    it will be the same..

  2. luis donis
    December 16, 2012 at 6:21 am

    exactly as they say would not have to spend anything

  3. siddharth singh
    December 16, 2012 at 5:11 am

    no it wont be possible improve the speed in an hdd it could be possible.

  4. Aniket Singh
    December 16, 2012 at 3:56 am

    no it doen no depend on no of drive....try using single drive with greater capacity

  5. Shankar C
    December 15, 2012 at 6:46 pm

    i thing there is no use in it . try getting raid5

  6. Âdil Farôôq
    December 15, 2012 at 6:07 pm

    no there will be no effect

  7. Roomy Naqvy
    December 15, 2012 at 5:33 pm

    Instead of adding more hard drives, it might be better to have more capacity hard drives.

  8. James Maciel
    December 15, 2012 at 5:22 pm

    It will be faster but it will also be much less secure and more prone to failure.

  9. Jan Fritsch
    December 15, 2012 at 5:02 pm

    This should answer your question.

    Having that said you should keep in mind the risks of a RAID 0 ~ after all there is no redundancy.

    If you need the IO performance do what you have to do. If you primarily looking for fast read speeds I suggest switching to RAID 1 as the benefits will be greater and you even get redundancy.

  10. Anonymous
    December 15, 2012 at 3:28 pm

    You wont be able to tell the difference

  11. Jose Paolo Gonzales Otico
    December 15, 2012 at 7:05 am

    You will see better gains when you add more drives to the raid 0, but i believe it does have diminishing returns as you add more. You'd have to do the math.

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