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raid 1 rebuilding questions when it comes time for it

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I just setup raid 1 on my storage server pc with 2x2tb Samsung f4s and i copyed about 500gb too it so far but will put more on it, And this thought just came to my mind, How do i rebuild the raid 1 when one of the drives ever fails and i pop a new drive in?

In bios or in the raid setup theres no options for a build option, will windows in disk managed have a option for it when one fails?


I also just checked my sig pc which i have 2x1tbs wd blacks in raid 1 aside from my raid 0s and in raid setup at boot that also doesn't have no option for rebuild..

Motherboard that im using as a server is a dfi rdx200.


I just want too be all ready when it ever happens.
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It should automatically rebuild it when needed. My sister has a raid box from sansdigital, and when you put two new drives in and format it in windows, it automatically uses one disk for storage, and then builds that raid onto the other disk automatically, and any time one disk fails you just pump in the new one and it is automatic.
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It should automatically rebuild it when needed. My sister has a raid box from sansdigital, and when you put two new drives in and format it in windows, it automatically uses one disk for storage, and then builds that raid onto the other disk automatically, and any time one disk fails you just pump in the new one and it is automatic.
Hmm cool didn't know it would be that simple

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