Oh man, this article broke me in two. At least I'm less ignorant about the true capabilities of RAID-0 with SATA II. And I was so juiced about the Promise TX4200 and two Seagate Barracuda 7200.7's or .8's with RAID-0 and NCQ.
What will it take then to vastly improve storage device performance for a single-user box? Forget solid-state, cause I'm poor and I've heard its not progressing.
Is there going to be a "re-test" when optimizations have been made to hardware controller, drives and drivers (if any)?
I guess I had gotten my hopes up with this other article:
Thanks for your professional reviews.