Re: Hardware vs. Software Raid Speed

From: Andre Tomt
Date: Wed Aug 23 2006 - 03:23:14 EST

Marc Perkel wrote:
Running Linux on an AMD AM2 nVidia chip ser that supports Raid 0 striping on the motherboard. Just wondering if hardware raid (SATA2) is going to be faster that software raid and why?

Beeing a consumer type board (AM2), the "raid on the motherboard" is in 99.999% of the cases just software raid implemented in their Windows drivers, a bootup setup screen plus some BIOS magic to get the OS booting.
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