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@ op
let rty and clear this all up. how many hard drives do you have in your rig??

what out of those hard drive is your os on??



@rob
you said that i said he can only do raid 1... but in my post i said with 2 hdd's he has an option of 2 choices.. raid 1 and raid 0.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by levontraut View Post
@ op
let rty and clear this all up. how many hard drives do you have in your rig??

what out of those hard drive is your os on??



@rob
you said that i said he can only do raid 1... but in my post i said with 2 hdd's he has an option of 2 choices.. raid 1 and raid 0.

Sir, if you will kindly refer yourself to the UNEDITED post #2 in this thread...
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Originally Posted by robchaos View Post
The only raids you can do with 2 hdd is a raid 0 or 1.
Raid 0 provides no redundancy so a HDD failure destroys your array. Raid 1 is creating a mirror copy of the disk onto the other disk in the array.
Please be more understanding in the future bud, your lack of reading skill is not my problem and I should not have to deal with that condescending attitude. This is only the Internet after all...


OP wants his 2 spinpoints in raid. The os is already on one of them. Fresh install time.

He can either set up raid and put the OS on after that, or he can put the OS on his 500gb drive then set up the 2 spinpoints in raid.
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edit... ok... so you got a f3... and bought another f3... if that is the case then it makes sence now....

if you are going to raid with the 2 f3's..... yes you will lose all data on it... you will have to do a backup and create the raid array and then do a full reinstall.

things normaly to back up are...
my docs
pic
music
fav
vids
downloads
depending on games data and save locations look in C:\\Users\\Levon\\AppData\\Local - as i said depending on games eg... cod5 graw

then do the whole raid setup and os installation
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i also think that an sorry is in order to all... i am under a lot of stress right now.

sorry guys

and no i am not going to use the edit button
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Quote:
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i also think that an sorry is in order to all... i am under a lot of stress right now.

sorry guys

and no i am not going to use the edit button
Thank you
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AFAIK raid has to be setup in the bios BEFORE OS installation. You can backup your game data and steamapps folder to another drive or flash drive then just copy it back over once you have everything installed and set up. Refer to your mobo owners manual it should have instructions on getting RAID 0 set up.
Does this apply if the OS is one a SSD boot drive and you are attempting to raid a couple of HDDs after OS install??

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If the OS is on the SSD and you are raiding two hard drives, then you will not need to reinstall windows.
 
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