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Should I Raid 0 My Raptors?

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Just ordered my 2nd 150Gig Raptor. Ran outa storage with the first one.

Basically i'm just wondering if I should raid 0, or just set them up normally.

I've heard that there are alot of problems with raiding on the eVGA 680i

Infact I havn't heard of any successful raids on this motherboard.. lol.

I have a external 60GB drive that is my backup, so i'm not worried about the increased risk of data failure.

What do you guys think, Raid 0 now... or wait for eVGA to fix this boards issues..?
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I would try to get the RAID0 setup to work. You would be committing a crime to have 2 Raptors and not have them in RAID. Hell, if it doesn't work, I would get a new motherboard...
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the issue with the 680i is rather....bad. Dont raid em in my opinion.... just set it up as additional storage. Unless its used for installign programs ( 150 gigs of programs is a WOW lot ) then you can use RAID....but I still dont suggest it.

Too Risky. I heard the issues on the board were still in effect
    
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I have 130GB of games, and about 30GB of programs then windows.

And I was gonna install windows and programs on 1, and the games on the other. But It'd leave me like 10GB free on my 2nd hard drive, and like 110 on my other one..

And I don't wanna have games installed all over the place, I like them all in 1 folder.

Any Ideas?
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Originally Posted by Murlocke View Post
I have 130GB of games, and about 30GB of programs then windows.

And I was gonna install windows and programs on 1, and the games on the other. But It'd leave me like 10GB free on my 2nd hard drive, and like 110 on my other one..

And I don't wanna have games installed all over the place, I like them all in 1 folder.

Any Ideas?
If motherboard stability is the concern, just get this.
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