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question about RAID 1?

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if i want to use RAID 1 on one of my 1.5TB, do i need to format that drive to use RAID 1? or i can just use RAID 1 immedidately.

i meant:

some movies on 1.5Tb hd and backup drive. do i need to format the movies drive in order to use RAID 1 or not?
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Encoder PC
(12 items)
 
3D movies
(9 items)
 
HTPC/Gaming PC
(11 items)
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
4770k asus grphton  4550 4GB (2x2GB) Adata Gaming  
Hard DriveCoolingCoolingOS
1x 750GB, WD 640GB, 4x 1TB ( 3x Seagate 1TB & 1... EK Supreme HF (acteal/nickel) Phobya NB Eloop fans  Windows 7 
PowerCaseOtherOther
antec BP 550w SM8 ST30 240 UT60 
MotherboardGraphicsRAMHard Drive
ASUS M5A99X EVO AM3+  3450 gskill DDR3-1600 Western Digital  
Hard DriveCoolingCoolingOS
Western Digital  Corsair H50 corsair SP120 Windows 7 
Case
Caselab M8 
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RAID-1 require 2 drives and yes they will wiped when the array is created. You can not create an array withonly 1 drive
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