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Can I use different HDD's in RAID 0?

One is a Barracuda 7200.11 (500 GB, 32mb cache)

The other is a Western Digital Caviar 7200RPM (500 GB, 32mb cache)

They both (as you can see) have the same cache size, storage size and RPM.

Thanks for helping out another noob OCN
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post #2 of 5
yes you can. but your speed will be limited to the max of the slowest drive you use.
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Yes you can.
    
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They currently have some data on, do I completely format both drives and then set it up in my bios?
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post #5 of 5
Yes you will need to do that
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