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so i am new to setting up raid on my new pc. asus z68 v pro

i am thinking of using raid1

i did have a quick question can u run multiple drives on raid?

eg. 2 x 2tb green on raid 1

and then 2 x 2tb black raid 1 but not with the greens?

also can you run raid on the marvel controllers?
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I have a p67 pro and yea, you can run multiple drives in raid. I wouldn't use the marvel controllers unless you have to use all 8 sata ports though, as they tend to be slower overall. I'm running 2x 2tb seagates in raid 1 no problem so you could easily run 2 sets of drives in raid 1 if you wanted to.
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ya i am using all 8 ports..

2 x 2tb green sata3

2 x 2tb black sata3

2tb hitachi deskstar

1tb seagate

128GB ssd

blu-ray player


so i am wondering if the bluyray plaery should go on the marvel connectors or a HD?
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Wd greens or any eco friendly HDD is not really advisable for RAID arrays. becuase power saving features tend to cause the RAID to fail. smile.gif
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yeah thats wat i hear so i might raid the blacks unless i can get another 2tb deskstar
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