raid 1

Forum discussion tagged with raid 1.
  1. LucaFire

    Question Looking to set my PC up with some redundancy storage?

    Hi all! Looking to build a sort of -low/mid tier gaming (1080p) platform for me, as well as a workstation and 4K streaming build for my mother (in one). I'm looking at storage and I'm thinking of booting off of an a the 970 EVO , but I don't know how I want to setup redundancy mass storage...
  2. Ihaveaquestion9000

    Question Best solution for RAID 1 setup?

    Hello! I just bought and received the WD My Book Duos in order to use it as a RAID 1 Backup for my Data. To my amazement it has enabled hardware encryption which can't be turned off. This is unacceptable for me as it destroys the whole purpose of RAID1 and data recovery - so i will be sending...
  3. Squids4daddy

    Question Followup on Question from 2017

    Not so much a question, but some information. Back in 2017 I posted a question about not being able to get a RAID 1 array to rebuild. Over the last 3 years I've had the problem a few times, culminating in me discovering that a lizard had crawled in and shorted himself across a couple of...
  4. [SOLVED] How to change Raid 1 setup to non raid? Windows won't boot up on Raid 1 config no more. Trying to get windows 10 booting fine again

    Hello. Hoping someone can help me with this issue. I currently purchased a PC from ORIGIN. Everything was working fine until 10 days ago. My computer no longer booted to windows.. It just showed the loading circle at boot and then restarts pc. I have a raid 1 setup with the raid controller. My...
  5. G

    Question Raid 1 drive vanished

    I've had a RAID 1 setup on 2 seagate 3TB drives going for about 3 months now without an issue until today. Today, my computer restarted unexpectedly when I stepped away for a few minutes (possibly unrelated). Soon after I noticed my raid drive wasn't showing up. I expected one of the drives had...
  6. S

    Question Does Motherboard Raid 1 work on TR3 TRX40 motherboards?

    Does Motherboard Raid 1 work on TR3 TRX40 motherboards? just seen this. https://www.pugetsystems.com/labs/articles/Why-RAID-is-usually-a-Terrible-Idea-29/ Having had hard drive failure before causing me catastrophic problems and setting me back tow years as it have all my portfolio and uni...
  7. CabbageChampion

    Question Is it possible to have a Hot Spare drive that also serves as a backup in a RAID 1 system

    Is it possible to have two drives that are mirrored across each other(Raid 1) and a third Hot Spare drive that serves as both a hot spare and contains incremental backups of the data. In other words the third would have a dual purpose of a Hot Spare and a backup. In the case of a drive failure...
  8. tom182

    Question Just had one of my storage HDD fail using Raid 1, How to replace bad HDD

    Hi Folks, I have 2 x WD 3TB black as my storage, using RAID 1 (software: intel rapid storage technology enterprise) and one of them has failed, my RAID array is now degraded. win 7 OS is on a SSD that is not on a RAID Luckily been able to source a new identical drive and am awaiting delivery...
  9. Question RAID 1 in an old Fujitsu P420?

    Hi all, My first post here! So I recently picked up a super-cheap P420 off ebay. I was initially going to add a GTX 1050 IT OC to it and make it a backup machine should my main computer fail on me. But I decided to use a different HP desktop instead. Today I had the idea of putting two HDD's...
  10. P

    [SOLVED] Terra Master DAS

    Hi, Does anyone have experience with the Terra Master D5-300C? - or maybe it's the same for all nas/das devices? I have installed a RAID 1 on drive 1+2 and that is all fine. But what happens when it is full? Do I have to change both or can I just replace one of the drives and format and...
  11. A

    [SOLVED] RAID1 (OS) and RAID5 (DATA) - Need to rebuild OS

    Hi there, I have a HP server with RAID1 (300GB2)and RAID5 (300GB3). Unfortunatly I have to rebuild the exisiting OS on RAID 1. I have full data on RAID 5. Can I access my RAID5 Data once I rebuild the new OS W2k12 on RAID1? Do i need to disconnect my RAID 5 disks while I'm building the OS? Any...
  12. dodancs

    Question Migrating RAID1 from Intel (Z87) to AMD (x570) - can it by done?

    Hey all! First of all, this is my first time posting here and also not native speaker, so please forgive me my mistakes and if I explained something incorrectly, let me know and I will edit it. So, this is my current setup: a MSI Z87M Gaming motherboard. It's an Intel platform and I have two...
  13. P

    Question can Raid 1 work on both Mac and PC?

    I am planning on getting 2 internal 2.5" HDDs (1TB to 2TB) for backup, and put them into a Raid Enclosure to set them up as RAID 1. planning on getting this one...
  14. C

    Question RAID 0 & RAID 1 + offsite backup drive risk factors

    I currently have around 12TB of data (pictures) spread across several external drives and one drive being in Raid 1 and I'm trying to clean the mess I've made now. So I recently purchased two 24TB G-RAID drives because I wanted to simplify how I store my pictures with the added redundancy...
  15. Wheel in the Sky

    [SOLVED] Will RAID 1 work with an SSD and HDD, and is that a good choice?

    I am building a new computer very soon, and have 2 things I want to accomplish: I would like to use an SSD (only) as the main drive, with everything on the SSD. This is an upgrade from the current HDD-only computer. I would like to not lose any data if the SSD fails. Cloning the SSD to a...
  16. Question Raid 1 (mirroring) new HDDs + 100% active time. Pls help before crash...

    Hello everyone. A common issue, I know. And I have tried all the commonly suggested solutions. I was wondering if the RAID 1 set-up I created could be the cause of this. I have used the Win10 built-in wizard to create a Raid 1 (mirroring) 4 partition space. Today I noticed some weird clicks and...
  17. J

    Question Cannot install windows 10 with RAID Controller

    I'm having real trouble getting this set up, What I'm trying to achieve is the following Samsung 500GB SSD: Windows 10 WD Black 3TB HDD: Games and some media The trouble starts with the two new Seagate Ironwolf 10TB I want to set up in a RAID 1 setup for Movies. My MBO is a ROG Maximus VIII...
  18. S

    [SOLVED] Unable to create RAID 1 on Asus Prime Z370-A

    My motherboard (ASUS Prime Z370-A) has a built in RAID controller with Intel's Rapid Storage Technology (RST). I have 2 internal (2 TB) HDDs and 1 internal SSD for my OS. I'm trying to only RAID the HDDs together, but there doesn't seem to be an option to separate them within the UEFI. My...
  19. E

    PC to Receiver to TV

    Hello, In can’t figure this one out. I’m going from media pc gtx 760, hdmi to pioneer elite amp sc 87, hdmi Sony 65x850c. I can get a picture when booting, and the first windows logo. Then video blank but still audio. Sometimes solid red line on right of screen. I’ve tried several different...
  20. F

    Any game on steam crashes and idk why...

    I've had this issue that started about a week ago. the game that i mostly play, Rainbow Six Siege, keeps on crashing/shutting down whenever i load into any type of game mode, i cant even play a solo terrorist hunt. I've tried then playing City Skylines to see if there was the same problem, and...