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Hi all. My son is just about out of room on his 300G hard drive. My first thought was the new 1T hard drives that are just coming out. However, I've been told that 2-500G are a lot cheaper than 1-1T drive. Cheap is good.
My question is... is there a way to get the 2 500G drives recognized as 1 1T drive? I really don't like drive letters all over the place, and with his Dell 24" monitor I already have half a dozen drive letters because of the media card reader. And I know there will be a program that "demands" drive "C" for installation.
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post #2 of 4
Well...you could RAID0 them...but I don't think I would recommend that just for storage. But with 500 gig drives going for as low as $130 on Newegg I would just get two if you really want 1 TB and deal with the extra letters.

It seems like they bug me less than you though.
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yeah i would go with two as well, you could do raid 0 as said above. basically i agree with saxa
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post #4 of 4
If you don't want to RAID-0 them and have a RAID chip on your mobo, you could JBOD them. It has no performance or stability impact, but they will show up as one drive.
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