Now how does this works? In this example we use two 80GB Hard Disks.
Matrix RAID provides two partitions, the first one is RAID 0 and the second one RAID 1 :
- The first partition is 80GB big, and is used to store less important files which are utilized a lot like Windows. It gives the programs a big performance boost because of the doubled HDD transfer rate.Another improvement is that you'll be able to change the size of the partitions without data loss.
- The second partition is 40GB big, and is used for important files. The files are mirrored, so if one of the two hard disk drives fails you will still be able to access the files on the other hard drive.
Source: X86-Secret (French)