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Old 09-01-2008, 01:36 PM   #1 (permalink)
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hey guys

i have 2 500gb drives in my rig at the min giveing me 931gb space but i'm after another going in i've had this rig for about 3 weeks and i'm down to 582gb of space

so i'm thinking of getting a 1TB drive and sticking that in now the question is would it be easy enough to install this with out putting it in the current raid config with the other 2 drives

is it a case of screw the drive in, plug it in, load up windows and format from there or is it a case of haveing to go though the bios

if it is a case of the bios how do i do it though there

and thanks guys


My new pc spec's ~

Case ~ nexus caterpilla
Mobo ~ Gigabyte GA~P35~DS3R Rev 2.0
CPU ~ Intel Q6600
HDD ~ 2 x 500gb western digital drives
Ram ~ 4GB worth (4 strips) of OCZ 2GB PC2-6400 Platinum Rev 2.0
PSU ~ Corsair 750TX
GPU ~ GTX 295

OS - Windows 7 Home 64-bit
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If your raiding 2 hard drives then adding a third would do nothing to the raid in my knowledge. Raid between (X) drives should not interfere with other drives that aren't raided.

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