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Originally Posted by Polo224 View Post
If one of the drives corrupts, your array and data are done and (I could be wrong) unrecoverable. That's why everything that I've read recommends a third drive for back up.
Meh, wouldnt bother me much. I have one drive as my main storage place. Usually a large drive. then i have my windows drive, the one that if it blew up, i wouldnt care. So i think RAID0 is my best bet. :-) Man i cant wait till i upgrade my PC. What do you guys recommend? As in a board with a good RAID controller? Ive already added a Q6600 for my next Processor. Now i need a good....heck...great board to piece it all together.
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I hope that I read your post correctly....

If one of the raid-ed hard drives fails, your OS and whatever else was on your system is lost, not just your OS or storage partitions.
    
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ALWAYS ALWAYS ALWAYS Back It Up!!

Congrats on your newfound data speed and data security.
    
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Whats the downside to a RAID0 setup?
Ive not come across one, apart from the fact it can be a bit of messing around to set one up, but this is far out-weighed by the performance improvement in loading times & bootup, etc..
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Sign me up! I just ordered a second WD Drive,WD2500KS, from newegg. I'm going to use a 500GB HD for a backup drive.
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