What is a RAID drive?

Answer RAID is an acronym for Redundant Array of Independent Disks. A RAID drive is a method of backing up data by creating duplicate drives so that if one fails you will not lose data.History of RAID Dr... Read More »

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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 do you replace a drive in a raid 1 array?

yeah, when one dies it says "one drive is missing" you take it out, send it back, put the replacement back in and it says "we found a new drive shall we restore the raid to it?" you say yes, and a ... Read More »

Can I add an IDE drive to a SATA RAID system?

On One Hand: Some Motherboards Can't Handle ItSATA drives are a newer kind of hard drive than older IDE or PATA drives. Because of the difference between the two drive types, some computers are not... Read More »

How to Install Windows XP on a Non-RAID Volume Drive?

RAID, or Redundant Array of Inexpensive Disks, is a method of having a multiple hard drive act like one hard drive. A Non-RAID volume drive is basically a standard hard drive. Most computer hard... Read More »