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Old 12-16-2005, 10:28 PM   #1 (permalink)
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ok i have been told that you cant have 2 hard drives together in raid 0 and 1 other drive not in raid

i want to have 1 320gb drive for storage and 2 other 74gb drives both linked in raid 0

will it work>? any help is much appreciated
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Old 12-16-2005, 10:49 PM   #2 (permalink)
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i think u ned to have same size same brand but i dont **** about raid. i think is too risky and it is useful when u have 250-500gb hd now.
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Yes you can numerous drives in a RAID array while still having seperate independant drives
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You can raid the 2 74s together. yes you can mix the brand. and no you dont need two different sizes. But not haveing the same sizes is stupid because youll loose the space on the larger hard drive.
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You can raid the 2 74s together. yes you can mix the brand.
the drives have to be identical, just like SLi.
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