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Originally Posted by THC Butterz View Post
my MB doesnt support raid 10 and I don't have a free slot on my Mother board
to put a expensive RAID card in
But if 1 drive fails you lose the whole array....
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post #32 of 35
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Originally Posted by JedixJarf View Post
But if 1 drive fails you lose the whole array....
His data is backed up nightly so I guess he's not worried about that.

Regardless I would still get an SSD for OS and productivity software and then RAID0 2 or 3 drives for storage and games. That's my long term plan anyways.
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post #33 of 35
if "cash is no issue" as stated in the first post why are you getting mechanical drives?

get some of these and RAID0 them

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820148349
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post #34 of 35
Quote:
Originally Posted by cl04k3d View Post
I would do 10, go all out.
+1 win
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post #35 of 35
Even if you have all your stuff backed up, do you really want to have to set your system up again after a failure out of the blue with the chance that the moment you do have it set up, it can happen again? Inconvenience alone makes this a bad idea. I'd do RAID5 or 10.
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