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hey can someone point in the direction of an FAQ about setting up RAID? I'm gonna buy another HD (160 isnt enough) An i thought i would read up on RAID first
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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RAID#Hardware_RAID


I have 2x80gb in RAID0. I like it. Be advised, though. I recommend a back-up drive as one of the faults of RAID0 (what i assume you will use) and a onboard RAID controller is, if the mobo dies, the controller goes with it. That means, to access the files on your array, you need the same controller. This isn't a problem if you use a RAID card, but, again, I am assuming you are using a mobo controller. Since hdds are fairly cheap now a days, get a nice 500gb as a back-up.
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yup so ill buy another 160gb to put in RAID 0 and then save for a bigger one once i have more cash to use as a back-up
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