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Originally Posted by UberN00B
well, im going to go pick up another 80GB hard drive in a bit, but when i do, what would i need to do? I think i have a general idea but..

1. Flash Bios
2. Enter Raid Config-3
3. Set up raid-4
4. Install Windows-2
5. Done?
Change that up
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post #12 of 22
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btw, if i did a raid with SATA, would it be better than EIDE? new to this kinda stuff, but im going to make an faq on how to setup raid after i figure all of this.
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post #13 of 22
I,m not saying dont do it ...Good on yer have a go ...I use a raid setup and it is really only to load games faster. Call of duty tends to load a bout 3secs faster but thats all ...It is a nice feeling when you do finaly create your first raid array..Sata = 7200rpm EIDE 5200 rpm you tell me which is fastest
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ok, so first i flash my bios so then the raid controller wont give me trouble..

Second, I install windows? So i skip the RAID Section of my bios?

Third, i go back into the raid configuration on my bios..?

Fourth, inside the raid config, i set it up.... makes sense..

And thats it?
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wait, you can set up raid WITH EIDE, right?
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wait, you can set up raid WITH EIDE, right?
Hell yes!!!!
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post #17 of 22
Quote:
Originally Posted by UberN00B
btw, if i did a raid with SATA, would it be better than EIDE? new to this kinda stuff, but im going to make an faq on how to setup raid after i figure all of this.
SATA speeds are far greater than Parallel ATA whether it be 150 or 133...
SCSI is the only faster than both
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post #18 of 22
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is it worth the trouble selling my ide hd's to get SATA hds?
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post #19 of 22
Use that **** Ubern00b!!!
Save the cake for a more serious upgrade homie!!!!
All this new stuff coming out so fast...I'm contemplating taking back my 6800s to get another 80GB SATA and some store credit for real...
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post #20 of 22
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But wouldnt raid be my best performance upgrade right now?
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