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Performance - HDTune
All Ultra Series drives utilize E.C.C. (error correction) as well as wear leveling and bad block management. These are top quality in design and have some of the highest speed ratings currently available.
DFI LanParty P45T2RS
2x2GB Crucial Ballistix 800mhz 5-5-5-15
VisionTek Radeon HD4850 512MB
Windows 7 build 7.100
For the purposes of this review we used Windows 7 as it is an excellent platform for testing new tech. The installs are all identical as far as updates and drivers; we used all free software available on the web so readers can compare their results to what we have in this review. No defragmenting or any other "tweaks" were used. Indexing, system restore and pagefile, super prefetch etc. were all left at default settings as was the write back cache.
We will jump straight to the RAID 0 HDTune results. Windows 7 doesn't require any drivers for RAID so it is a simple matter of setting up the bios and configuring the onboard RAID controller then load Windows as if it were a regular single drive configuration.