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Old 04-07-2010, 01:06 AM   #1 (permalink)
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I have 3 hard drives

750GB
500GB
500GB

I want to have some space for data thought

I have a 2 slot Raid Card so my options are to make an array on the two 500GB and use 750GB as a data drive.

My other option I was thinking maybe I can partition the 750GB into 500GB and 250GB and have RAID 0 on three 500GB and have 250GB partition as a data. Don't know if that's possible or how my Raid card would come into play then.

Any advise?
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I'd suggest putting the two 500Gb drives into the array, and just use the 750 as storage.
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Thats what i'm ganna do thanks
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I'd second that. I believe some controllers are able to use the remaining space but I've never done that myself. The other way to do it would be with a software RAID but I wouldn't recommend that in your circumstances and certainly not with a RAID 0.
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