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Wont I need to have same exact drives to RAID them? I'm a RAID n00b so please no laughing if I'm wrong. lol
Usually, yes. Also, you'd have to clear the drives to initialize the RAID.
     
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post #12 of 12
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Originally Posted by Kramy View Post
Usually, yes. Also, you'd have to clear the drives to initialize the RAID.
No. You don't. If one drive is bigger than the other it'll just use the size of the smaller disk. If one is slower than the other it will pretty much run at the speed of the slower disk. The only requirement is they both have to be SATA.

But you will have to blank them off before you set up RAID1 on them.
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