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Old 05-06-2006, 12:01 PM   #1 (permalink)
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well my mother board only has 2 EIDE slots so i need more for hard drives so i was wondering if i got a raid and just connected the HD's would i have to reformat my current HD's if i took them off the mother board and put it onto the raid
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you would have to if you put them into a raid, but it should be just fine if you just connect them thru a IDE controller, but you do not have a RAID in effect.
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hey thanks for the reply are u saying that if i use and IDE controller i would just like have to format the new HD's and then they just run as if it was a regulare IDE port on the mother board?
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you should be fine if you use the IDE controller card if you dont put the HD's in a RAID.


But if they are going to be put in a RAID you will have to format them and resinstall windows.
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ooo ok thank you very much IDE controller it is
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