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Yes, in terms of performance you can expect to get just about the sum of all the drives. Do note that your seek time will be the maximum of all drives. The slowest drive will determine your seek time. Your speed gain will be limited by the rest of the computer. Most likely your SATA controller.
No. You cannot do this without reinstalling (or moving your data temporarily, setting up RAID, then moving it back). If you were doing RAID 1, you might be able to do it, if you have a fancy enough RAID controller, but even then it's doubtful. No, RAID 0 has higher risk than a single drive, and for pretty obvious reasons. Suppose that one drive has a 10% ...
Found the solution, Virtualbox has a tool to create a .vdi from a .img. vboxmange convertdd image.img virtual_disk.vdi
Turns out this was a problem with NIC "Device polling". As soon as i turned it off i get sustained write speeds of 85MB/s.
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