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My system image needs 223GB to install on and with the new raid with 3 120GB i have plenty of space to do so. also if one drive dose fail i know i will lose all data hence for the image as back up but i can still use the image on 2 drives if it happens. that is what i was trying to say but not very well.
understood.
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Conclusion to get a specific Raid card to take all three drives and use in my PCI-e x16 slot to get the full potential.
this is probably the right conclusion. you may even not need a decent hardware RAID controller for only RAID0 - a 4 port SATA 6gb/s fakeraid card would probably suffice.
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this is probably the right conclusion. you may even not need a decent hardware RAID controller for only RAID0 - a 4 port SATA 6gb/s fakeraid card would probably suffice.

Well i think i have found a cheap option but not sure

link : http://www.scan.co.uk/products/highpoint-rocket-640l-lite-4-internal-port-hdd-controller?utm_source=google+shopping&utm_medium=google+shopping

Will this do or is there any other out there as cheap if not cheaper?
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there was an issue of CPU magazine that a review of budget raid cards. see if i can't edit in a link or something. They listed a few highpoint cards with pros and cons, the card you linked is more than likely no better than what you have (software raid) where as with hardware accelerated raid you could be doing your self a real favor.


EDIT: right here page 24! 137 usd not sure how many euros for you.

http://www.computerpoweruser.com/DigitalIssues/ComputerPowerUser/CP____1108__/
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Ah Thanks for the link... Iv had a quick look and i did not see that card listed but its defo somthing to think about if im looking at a buget card.
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the card you linked is more than likely no better than what you have (software raid) where as with hardware accelerated raid you could be doing your self a real favor.
the linked controller is fakeraid, it is better in the aspect of having 4x6gb sata ports and the ability to migrate the array to a different motherboard.
fakeraid is not so much inferior to hardware RAID if only RAID0 arrays are considered.
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