blackbearnh writes: Every once in a while, you run across an article that begs the question, why the frack did anyone bother to do this? Such is the case with a recent piece in IT Expert Voice, in which the author details how he created a RAID 1 drive out of two 4GB USB sticks, and installed Windows 7 on it. Not surprisingly, what he ended up with is a software RAID slower than using the drive in a vanilla fashion. What's next? How to download movies using 110 baud modems?