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this is for my sig system, currently im only running a 350gb hd in it. i have 3 1tb drives and a 64gb ssd what i want to do it take 1 of the tb drives and raid it with the ssd for caching and take everyting including operating system off the 350gb making the 1 tb drive the new primary. then i am going to take a second tb drive for recording purposes and the the final one for storage. i have a vague idea of how to do this but having never done it i am hoping someone here could walk me through it.
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Best option is clean install on the 1st 1tb drive, set up the RAID with yoru SSD using IRST

and just plug the other 2 in and just use them as you see fit
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Creating a RAID with the 1tb and the 64GB SSD will make the array 128GB. Not to mention you will actually lose the benefit of speed of the SSD.

Personally I would just install the OS on the SSD, but if your really need to have the whole OS on there then use Intel SRT. I'm assuming that's what you were referring to in the first place.
    
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i guess i didnt make my self clear. i want to upgrade to "intel smart response" and upgrade the size of my main drive at the same time.
i am wondering if
i could install the ssd and new drive as instructed then clone my old drive onto the new one then set the new one as the boot drive and reformat the old drive or do i have to put my operating system on the new drive first then transfer everything over?
here is the set up of ISR procedure .
http://www.pcworld.com/article/248828/how_to_setup_intel_smart_response_ssd_caching_technology.html
since i have to set the ssd and new hd up in raid can i do it they way i am thinking/
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