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Old 07-20-2005, 10:58 AM   #1 (permalink)
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i here people going on about this what is it sorry to sound nooby but i am

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Old 07-20-2005, 11:00 AM   #2 (permalink)
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redundant array of inexpensive disks

Just a way to combine multiple physical disks into one logical disk as seen by the operating system. This can (but not always) include fault tolerance to provide error checking and repairing.

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Redundant Array of Inexpensive/Independant Discs. It is where you can connect two or more hard drives in RAID 0, for double the space, or RAID 1, for mirroring, for example.


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Old 07-20-2005, 11:39 AM   #5 (permalink)
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thanks i ahev one hd so i wont need to do thsi ryt
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Old 07-20-2005, 11:52 AM   #6 (permalink)
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Here is one detailed article on Raid drive.



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Old 07-20-2005, 02:16 PM   #9 (permalink)
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Hehe, yes utfs.

Anywho, raid 0 rocks, and so does raid 5. I say if you have 2 sata hd's do raid, it'll be much healthier for your computer, especially if you have 3 sata hd's and can pull off raid 5.
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Extremely comprehensive (at the popular science level) description of RAID.. You won't ask another question re: RAID again .. Not that long either.


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