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Hi, Can I RAID on motherboard?

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Do i have to get a controller card to do it?

I got a M4A88T-V EVO/USB3
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post #2 of 10
yes you can raid on that board

manual here http://www.asus.com/Motherboards/AMD...USB3/#download
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Yes, this mobo supports raid0, 1, and 10.
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post #4 of 10
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I know nothing about RAID. Do I need to RAID? I am getting a 2TB 7200 32mb cach hard drive. going today to get it as i got like 5gb left on my hard drive.
Anything I need to know?


NEED to update my system specs bellow to:

AMD X6 1100t Stock
4GB G SKill 1600
IDE 7200 200GB ****ty properbably bad secotr hard drive
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post #5 of 10
you need at least 2 of the same drive to raid
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post #6 of 10
if you actually spent 3 seconds googling what RAID is and what it is meant for you wouldn't need to wait for strangers over the internet to answer your questions.

but to answer your question. No you don't need to use RAID for your new hard drive. Just plug it in.
post #7 of 10
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Okay, much appreciated guys.
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post #8 of 10
i use raid 0 and im impressed with the speeds i get
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post #9 of 10
Quote:
Originally Posted by masonkian View Post
i use raid 0 and im impressed with the speeds i get
try RAID 0 with SSD's and get me back to me

edit: wait a sec... two 480s in SLI, a quad core CPU and custom water cooling and yet running mechanical drives...

WHY!?!?!
Edited by sexybastard - 5/30/11 at 2:36am
post #10 of 10
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Originally Posted by sexybastard View Post
try RAID 0 with SSD's and get me back to me
yeh i no its good but i cant justify paying out for one or two yet
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