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I was wonder would i be fine running 3 seagate momentus drives off my 750i in a raid-0 and moving my 1.5tb to storage or should i consider getting a raid card for the setup?
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post #2 of 5
You'd be just fine without a dedicated RAID card. However, after 3 drives your data transfer speed (seq) will start to level off.
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The benefit to a RAID card would be if you got a true hardware RAID card, and they are hella expensive. On-board is fine.
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Im running 2 WD blacks 640 on my 750i no issues. From what I remember researching, there is no point waisting money on a Raid card if you just want to do Raid0. The nvidia handles it fine.
    
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onboard it is thanks guys =D
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