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The OP only mentioned RAIDing 2 drives, to create an array larger in capacity than a single drive. The only 'RAID' level that can do this is RAID0 - so the warning is justified.

I would never run any drives of this capacity in RAID0 myself.
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Originally Posted by the_beast View Post
The OP only mentioned RAIDing 2 drives, to create an array larger in capacity than a single drive. The only 'RAID' level that can do this is RAID0 - so the warning is justified.

I would never run any drives of this capacity in RAID0 myself.
This. I'd either add a 3rd drive to gain RAID5 compatibility, or not set up a RAID at all.
    
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As has been stated,
Pro tip:
Don't run 2 2TB drives in RAID 0.
Too much data to lose.

Get another one for RAID 5.
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What's this about not being able to boot off a volume >1.5TB?

My 2x1TB RAID 0, which is my boot drive, has a capacity of 1.81TB.
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What's this about not being able to boot off a volume >1.5TB?

My 2x1TB RAID 0, which is my boot drive, has a capacity of 1.81TB.
First post reply was wrong its 2TB on some RAID Controllers that can't boot past 2TB arrays for a bootabled array.
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