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win2k software raid - terrible performance.

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  • win2k software raid - terrible performance.

    I have:
    win2k professional
    celeron 600
    256mb ram
    intel 810e chipset
    pri master = seagate ST330621A
    pri slave = maxtor 31536H2 (boot)
    sec master = seagate ST330621A

    I'm trying to get these two seagates to run in raid 0 (windows native software raid). it is going very badly. I get about 1/2 the sustained read speed of a single drive and just under the normal sustained write speed when they are in raid configuration.

    I have tried lots of bios tweaking, chipset driver updates, bios flashes, re-arranging the drives as slave/master different channels....
    The seagates are not the barracuda IV which is famous for it's crap raid 0 performance, they are U series 5.
    Nothing works.

    Got any hints?