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post #11 of 15
If you want speed but lower data reliability Raid 0, if you want data reliability use raid 1

If you have 3 drives and want the best of both worlds Raid 5
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you don't need one like the above poster stated...

your motherboard comes with onboard raid controller. so its plug and play basically.

when you go to reinstall your OS on the raid...

1) enable raid in BIOS
2) get the drivers onto a floppy or USB flash drive, etc...sometimes you won't have to
3) during setup for installation of vista it asks for drivers to be install...thats when you install the drivers then you install your OS and you are good to go.

you will know raid 0 is up and running when you see 500gb of disk space for your main drive...

good luck
Edited by maddux - 12/14/08 at 3:02pm
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Darkknight512 View Post
It doesn't disappear, just partially disappeared, you try and run an executable with only 3/4 of the code.
It's just the way file systems work
This is due to fragmentation, I believe.
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post #14 of 15
When I first did raid I had to enable the raid controller in the bios. Then pick the channels for the mobo to link the hdds together. Then i pressed f10 or something when booting to pick some more options. Then I reinstalled the OS and put the floppy in for the drivers.
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post #15 of 15
Hey graphicsman, if you'd like something to read to give you a good overview or RAID and HDDs in general, check out this site.
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