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if you selected mirrored in Disk Management, then you set up a software RAID1 array in Windows. Now if you had done that in Linux, you might as well stick with it. But in Windows things are a bit different - drive rebuilds etc are more complex.

I would rebuild the array in your RAID controller BIOS - that will give much simpler rebuilds etc in case of problems. Performance will be about the same either way.
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Got it now, thanks again for the great advice!
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