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Old 04-10-2005, 10:20 PM   #1 (permalink)
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how could i set up a computer in raid? if it is supported by my motherboard will i need anything extra.

basically: tell me everything about raid and how to set it up.

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Old 04-10-2005, 10:22 PM   #2 (permalink)
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1.) your sig is too big
2.) for your new comp get TWO hyper x's, you don't need 4, in fact, have 4 dimms may decrease your performance
3.) try getting a better mobo with that money
4.) the atop psu is ****
5.) get a mobo that supports RAID and during the windows install, the first thing it asks you is press "F6 i think" to install raid


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Old 04-10-2005, 10:28 PM   #3 (permalink)
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sry that sig is old. thx for the info
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Old 04-10-2005, 10:57 PM   #4 (permalink)
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how do you want to setup ur raid?? peformance or reliability??
u need at least 2 identical hard drives.
u also need to find out which raid setups ur motherboard supports 1-5.

so post the answers to those questions and we take it from there.
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Old 04-10-2005, 11:28 PM   #5 (permalink)
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I have a different question.

I asked this the other day but if i have 3 sata Hd's two for raid and one for bulk this would work jsut fine right?
Sometimes I wonder if I\'m enough a nerd to do this...

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Ultra 600W power supply unit.
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