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I have a 3Gbs 1Tb black drive, and I am buying a 6Gbs 1Tb black drive. I am going to be using these drives in seperate systems for a couple months, then I am going to raid0 them together. My MOBO has 6Gbs, but I would raid them in the 3Gbs ports. Would that work??

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EDIT: I just realized the 3gbs drive is 32mb cache, while the 6gbs is 64mb cache. Will this work, and if so, who much slower is it than 2x64mb cache drives??
Edited by goodtobeking - 2/14/11 at 2:58pm
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Yes it will work. Your array speed will be limited by the slowest drive in the array, however. For high density storage arrays for critical data, people tend to choose identical drives. But in your application, it should work just fine.
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Yes it'll work just fine as long as they're both on the same controller.
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