Should I buy an SSD or get a second HDD and setup Raid?

Answer Get an SSD, hands down. Many SSDs are approaching 600mbps read/write, which no raid array will ever come close to (for a while at least). Plus, with RAID if you lose one drive you lose everything o... Read More »

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Can a SATA controller card be used without no RAID setup?

You do not need to use multiple hard drives in a RAID array when setting up a SATA controller card. An SATA controller card can be used with a single hard drive or multiple hard drives, if the cont... Read More »

I have 3 1TB HDs. Should I do a RAID 0 on 2 & backup on 1, or buy another disk for RAID 10 how about RAID 5?

Correct, 2 drives in raid will give the highest read/write speed. Using the third drive to do image backups would give a good backup solution.My plans for my next machine are to do Raid-0 with 2x 1... Read More »

How to Convert a Linux RAID 0 Disk Array to a RAID 1?

If for some reason, you've decided to move away from RAID0 in favor of RAID1, the following HOWTO is based on my experience making the switch.

Need to install software for scsi/raid host conWhat devices use scsi/raid drivers?

If it is new when you turn on your PC, wonder if you installed new softwares related to this issue. Some simulation applications , like CD simulator, may let system think there is a new device.Chec... Read More »