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Old 12-26-2008, 07:59 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default setting up a raid sata hd system.

i just put together a new computer and on someone recommended that i use a raid sata hd in it. i never set a raid sata system up. i've tried to see if i could get it up and running but no luck. the hd i got is Western Digital VelociRaptor 150GB. can someone tell me how i can get it up and running. thanks alot for all the help.
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Default Re: setting up a raid sata hd system.

First of all an array is setup using two or more identical drives. What is seen there is a mirroring of one partition across multiple drives not simply the usual primary seen on a single drive whether ide or sata.

RAID1 is usually recommended seeing a mirroring over RAID0 which simply extending one primary across two drives. One guide for seeing an array setup can reviewed at How to Setup a RAID System | Hardware Secrets
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