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Old 12-22-2004, 08:26 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default two 10,000 HD's in Raid config?

I am considering putting two 10,000 PRM HD's in Raid config on a new build. I am a novice at this and wanted your input. I understand that there is a higher chance of HD failure with this setup, but I keep backups of all my important info.

Any and all advice is welcome.


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Old 12-22-2004, 09:01 PM   #2 (permalink)
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the speed you get with two raptors on raid is not that big from just 1 raptor. Do it if you just need that extra speed. if your worried about hardrive failure put it on raid 1 (i think thats the right one) so pretty much you'll have two copies of 1 hardrive...

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Old 12-22-2004, 10:05 PM   #3 (permalink)
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i would get a small SCSI drive + controller instead, and use it for ur OS or a few games.
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