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post #11 of 24
As the first paragraph says, "RAID Level 0 requires a minimum of 2 drives to implement". You have one HD at this point so there is no RAID level on your HD.
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which paragraph are you looking at?
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ohh soryr just realised RAID means redundant array of inexpesnive disks, so in other words unless im using 2 HDD there is no RAID to be concerned with...lol oops

So if i say i had a HDD in current pc and i buy a new one, how does this change things kingdom?
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It will be nice if you can get XP Pro instead of XP Home.
I second that. Otherwise, not bad.

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ohh soryr just realised RAID means redundant array of inexpesnive disks, so in other words unless im using 2 HDD there is no RAID to be concerned with...lol oops

So if i say i had a HDD in current pc and i buy a new one, how does this change things kingdom?
If you wipe your current HDD, and then load the new OS you should be good to go. Is your current HDD PATA or SATA. If it's PATA, I'd get the new HDD personally.
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which paragraph are you looking at?
Here

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post #16 of 24
looks like a solid build. you will love the E8400 and the GTS 512 for sure. specialy on a P35 board.
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post #17 of 24
The hard drives have to be the SAME to be able to do RAID.

By using RAID 0; the performance is increased because there are more blocks to spread data across.

Note that you can use more than 2, but you need at least 2.
    
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post #18 of 24
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looks like a solid build. you will love the E8400 and the GTS 512 for sure. specialy on a P35 board.
cheers fella
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post #19 of 24
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Originally Posted by mlb07uk View Post
ohh soryr just realised RAID means redundant array of inexpesnive disks, so in other words unless im using 2 HDD there is no RAID to be concerned with...lol oops

So if i say i had a HDD in current pc and i buy a new one, how does this change things kingdom?
The DS3R has RAID onboard controller but DS3L doesn't. So, you plan to do RAID in near future, then you should go for DS3R. Otherwise, you can use DS3L to save money or upgrade something such as you XP Home to XP pro etc.
post #20 of 24
raid is worth is IMO. i will not get rid of mine.
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