raid 1

Forum discussion tagged with raid 1.
  1. techflame700

    [SOLVED] Are 2 hard drives in RAID 1 more reliable than 1 SSD?

    I’m currently planning a small long term data archive and I was wondering: are 2 hard drives in RAID 1 more reliable than 1 SSD? No one has really compared these 2 configurations that I could find, so I was wondering if any of y’all have any insight on this. Thanks!
  2. Question Need a PRO: Strange Problem with new Win10 Build

    Windows 10 pro, just installed. Version 20H2. (Updates not yet started.) Two RAID 1 arrays created in BIOS MB: X570 AORUS Ultra, BIOS date Dec. 2019 I just installed Win10 Pro on RAID Array 1 (two M.2 drives) and that worked. However, Windows cannot see the larger RAID 1 (SATA) I'd planned...
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    Question ASUS 246 Pro Raid 1 setup

    I have an ASUS WS 246 Pro. I want to setup a hardware mirror RAID 1 so that if I pull out one of the drives the system will still boot albeit in a 'degraded' fashion. I would like to hear from somebody out there who has done this as it seems to not work from the Asus instructions I have and...
  4. dbaileyphoto

    [SOLVED] RAID 1 Setup Issues

    Hello! First full build. Key components: ASUS TUF Gaming x570 Plus (WiFi) (OS/Apps) Western Digital WD BLACK SN750 NVMe M.2 2280 500GB (Storage/desired RAID 1) WD Blue 3.5" HDD 6TB AMD Ryzen 7 3700X Running the OS on the NVMe and everything runs smoothly. Initialized the HDDs in Windows...
  5. gamerbrehdy

    [SOLVED] Recommend RAID-CPU & general questions.

    I am currently running a YouTube-channel. Not much, around 35 subs. But ALL of my content (used videomaterial, sfx, vfx, video-images and finished video-exports) are stored on a 500GB 7200RPM HDD (2.5”). The drive is partially used by the raw videomaterial (220GB allready! I made just 10...
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    Question RAID 1 with M.2 NvME SSDs - Recommendation Requested

    We are working to build three new 2u servers for a customer. For better storage performance, I have chosen to use Samsung EVO NvMe M.2 SSDs. The challenge with this choice is that I don’t have a good way to implement hardware RAID 1. We are using dual AMD Epyc processors with a Supermicro...
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    [SOLVED] Raid solution for small medical office server cont

    I've been building pcs for years. Not experieced in raid arrays I am replacing the win10pro server in my good friend's small med office (HIPAA compliant) and would like to raid 1 the single boot/storage drive for DRIVE redundancy, in cart is: dell Optiplex MINITOWER 7070 i5-8500 win10pro...
  8. klippenwald

    Question Vanishing HDDs after crash

    System: Win 10 Pro 64 bit, all up to date Gigabyte G1 Gaming X99 SLI Phoenix 500GB SSD (Primary/boot) 2 X 3 TB WD HDDs RAID 1 1 x 1 TB Seagate HDD I7 CPU Problem: Playing a game and the system BSOD crashed due to Video TDM problems. Known issue with my system, it uses a Thermaltake PCIe...
  9. Ihaveaquestion9000

    [SOLVED] 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...
  10. [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...
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    [SOLVED] 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...
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    [SOLVED] 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...
  13. CabbageChampion

    [SOLVED] 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...
  14. tom182

    [SOLVED] 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...
  15. 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...
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    [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...
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    [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...
  18. dodancs

    [SOLVED] 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...
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    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...
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    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...
  21. 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...
  22. 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...
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    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...
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    [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...
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    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...
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    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...
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    Best CPU for a 1070

    I got an EVGA 1070 8gb for christmas, an have been saving up for one. So now I have some spare cash and would like to upgrade my CPU from my current AMD Athlon 5350. What is the CPU for €150 to €200?
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    Linksys E1200V2 wifi problem

    Hi All, My company is using LINKSYS E1200V2 router for past many years as both wireless and wired connections and DHCP. For the past 2 days am experiencing a problem in Wireless . The ping goes high (1000ms+) in certain seconds/minutes and becomes normal 100-200ms range) or gives timeout in...
  29. R

    CPU Cooling too close to GPU?

    I've just built my new PC, its a small case, so i don't have a lot of room in it (Bitfeenix Prodigy M) The important components: MSI Mortar Arctic motherboard, ASUS Strix 1080 8G GPU and Ryzen 7 1800x CPU. I have also bought a Kraken x52 Liquid cooler for the CPU, but now i'm not sure if it's...
  30. Forgotten031511

    Lightroom Photo Editing

    I am looking to turn my old gaming PC into a Photo Editing PC for my small side business. Will the following specs work well? CPU: Q6600 @ 2.4GHz RAM: 6GB DDR2 GPU: AMD 5830 PSU: Antec Triple Rail 550W I am more worried about the GPU, but for basic photo work it should be fine...right?
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    y splitter connecte to another y splitter,

    I have two fans in a y splitter conected to a 3 pin header on my asus p6tse , can i connect a second splitter and add one more fan?
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    Changing Motherboard and CPU

    Hi guys, so my question is what is the best way to change my motherboard and cpu? I currently have AMD motherboard and CPU, I'm gonna change it to Intel. What's the easiest way to do this? Do i need to clean everything on my hard drive and start over? Reinstall window? Can someone walk me...
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    Best motherboard Besides ASUS

    Im looking for a motherboard that beats the ASUS motherboards. Price does not matter just want the best possible motherboard.
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    Recommend me a good CPU cooler

    Ok, so the cooler that came with my pc is really loud, and because of that i im considering buying a new one for it. So if you know a good coller model that: -Is quiet, especially when it is spinning fast (~5000 rpm) -Cool the CPU properly (obviously) -And isnt expensive Please recommend it to...
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    Issues with AMD fx 8350 and 8gb 1866 ram (2x4gb sticks)

    Hello, I have searched high and low for the fix to this issue, and am finally starting to understand this problem. my board is an asus M5A99X evo r2.0, and my CPU is an AMD FX-8350. I have used 2 types of ram(not at the same time), and have also used another mobo which had the same issue! the...