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Tomorrow, I am receiving my 2 1TB F3s and 40GB Mushkin SSD in the mail. I would like to configure the SSD as a boot drive, with just the OS and programs (besides games) I use on it, a 500GB WD as a Steam drive, and the 2 1TB F3s in RAID0 as a place for me to store my documents, movies, pictures, and other data.
How do you guys think this will work out?
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It will work fine. I did the same thing. just make sure the boot order and drive settings are correct in the BIOS. Data on RAID 0 though? I wouldn't. Pick up one or 2 more F3s and use RAID 5 or 10. 40GB is tiny for the OS. There will be no room left after OS install.
Edited by eazy - 1/5/11 at 4:24pm
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It will work fine. I did the same thing. just make sure the boot order and drive settings are correct in the BIOS. Data on RAID 0 though? I wouldn't. Pick up one or 2 more F3s and use RAID 5 or 10. 40GB is tiny for the OS. There will be no room left after OS install.
I already have everything backed up on a home server, just in case
And 40GB is just fine for me. My current boot drive is only 28-32 GB full, and that's with Microsoft Office, Adobe Master Collection, and my 20+ other programs on it.
Edited by thisischuck01 - 1/5/11 at 4:46pm
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