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Okay, I have 1 320Gb HD right now. It's excellent :-D. But I'm thinking of getting another one identical to it, and getting a 500GB to play storage and backup.

Copy all the files I need from my current 320 onto the 500, and put the 2 320's into RAID 0 (or 0+1? not that any important files besides OEM Windows and games will be on here. ISO images and what not.)

Should be good?
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You need at least 4 HDs to do 0+1. Therefore.... RAID1 or RAID0 only with two HDs. Since you have a backup drive... RAID0.

Run the RAID0 and use the 500GB for weekly backups.
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Will the 500 be sufficient enough? If I have about 200gigs of storage material to keep on here (pictures music vids etc)?
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With RAID0, you will have a 640GB array and a 500GB array. Just use the 500GB to back up important data. Partition 140GB for OS and apps. If you lose them, so what? Reinstall.
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excellent. Putting in the order for another 320 and the 500. Lol I cant think of any important data that will be on this thing.. the only important data I have is on my work computer.

EDIT: Duckie, you seem to be knowledgeable with the 680i :-D. Those RAID drivers can be found on the evga website and I can put them on nLite to make a bootable?

Also. +Rep lots mate. Youve been such a help.
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