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Forum discussion tagged with raid.
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    Question Windows ReadyBoost on a 10k rpm HDD ?

    I’ll preface this by saying that I’m already aware that SSDs are always faster and sometimes even more economical than HDDs with WRB configured, my purpose for posting this question is out of morbid curiosity. Will Windows 10 and/or 7 allow WRB to be enabled on a USB stick when the OS is...
  2. cognus

    Question HP Elite 8200 compatible RAID Card?

    Friends I have a couple of HP Elite 8200 SFF that are very useful hardy older systems, and I'm needing to add-in a RAID card and was thinking of one of the Dell-rebranded LSI cards - . 2 Questions I can't find clean answers to: in the past, HP has been "one to watch out for" in adding...
  3. 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!
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    Question Can I Raid Multiple Partitions across MULTIPLE NVMe Drives?

    I know I can't or shouldn't raid multiple partitions across a SINGLE NVMe drive, but can I or should I raid multiple partitions across MULTIPLE NVMe drives? Here's why: I have tons of music projects/samples/applications etc. but limited funds and NVMe storage space. I have three 2 TB NVMe drives...
  5. cinomadic

    [SOLVED] Removing Drives in RAID 0

    Hello, I bought my computer as a custom workstation from an online store many years ago. I've gotten a new computer and I wish to sell some of the disk drives from the old computer. The 4 Intel DC S3500 Series 800GB SATA III SSD are in RAID0 with a MARVELL controller. They are not the OS drive...
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    Question RocketRaid 2720 Controller doesn't show up on BIOS

    Hey guys! How is it going? First time here :) So, I bought a computer from a friend which came with a RocketRaid 2720 controller connected with 4x2TB WD HDD and 4x1TB WD SSD's. When I got the machine from him, every time I booted it would show the RocketRaid blue boot screen, where you can...
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    Question Raid 0 dissapears randomly

    Hi , this problem is making me go crazy, I have 4 WD RED 4TB drives, in Raid 0 arraid, the 4 disks are on a external usb3, 4 bay case. for some reason it works sometimes and then the raid 0 dissapears, the disks are all ok , they appear in device manager and have done pysical tests to them...
  8. HnyBear

    Question Intel Rapid Storage Technology or Windows 10 Storage Spaces?

    I've been looking everywhere and can't find any good info on this. I have an Asus ROG MAXIMUS XII FORMULA motherboard with raid on it. I am planning on setting up a raid 1 between two 14TB WD Ultrastar drives. Would I be better off setting it up via the bios and use Intel RST in windows or use...
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    Question SAS Unconfigured Bad error code 0xc when set to unconfigured good

    I have 1 Drive that has become Unconfigured Bad (Unsupported), there is also a red orangish light at the drive. I want to try to fix this, I have searched many tutorial, like here: https://support.siliconmechanics.com/portal/en/kb/articles/recovering-foreign-unconfigured-bad-drives but in that...
  10. sds20020024

    Question What to do if HBA or motherboard fails in a zfs array?

    The title pretty much says it all. I was wondering what would happen to a software raid zfs array in freenas if the sata controller on the motherboard or an HBA the drives were connected to happened to fail. Would it be as simple as replacing the HBA or the motherboard and everything will...
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    Question Can you return old RAID 1 disks(and keep all the files on them) to Windows Server machine if restoring to new disks fails?(basically migrating)

    Hi there, I'm looking for some help regarding RAID 1 and migration to bigger disks. Here is the thing. I have to migrate Dell PowerEdge T30 disks that are in RAID 1 to new and bigger disks. From what I understand the process should be fairly easy. I've done it as a test already, but I don't...
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    Question Switching existing AHCI system to RAID 1

    Hello everyone, I am completely new to RAID and some of it is still a bit unclear to me, I was hoping someone could enlighten me. Due to two mechanical drive failures in the past 3 years resulting in loss of data, I decided to switch to RAID-1 on my main storage drive. I bought the exact same...
  13. griffmaestro

    Question ASUS TUF B550-Plus Setup

    This is only my 2nd computer build, so thanks in advance for your advice! Two questions: 1. I have two identical M.2 4.0 1TB cards installed, and I'm wondering if I can/should use them in a RAID setup so that I can use a "single" 2TB drive for my OS and programs/games? NOTE: on the ASUS TUF...
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    Question RAID 6 failure please help!

    hi folks, the lab where I work has a server with a RAID 6 (16 HD). it recently failed and the guy who bought it/maintained it is gone. Every time we turn it on it shows a different set of HD failed (please see attached pics). I thought was the controller so I bought a new one, but still same...
  15. InSovietRussiaComputerBuildsYOU

    [SOLVED] SSD Raid on a HDD-only RAID chipset - can not use TRIM?

    Hey guys, I recently got a GA-P55-UD for my backup PC and since I was rebuilding it and had two 120 GB SATA SSDs lying around, I decided to to run them in Raid 0, because 1) 120 GB is not a lot by itelf nowadays 2) questionable performance gains 3) they're not worth much. It was only...
  16. Build Advice [Build Log] Sleeper PC with RAID 1 array

    I thought a build log would be a fun idea, so here goes... let me know if I posted it in the wrong place or with the wrong prefix or something, I wasn't sure? [Build Log] Entry 1: Years ago I built my first PC from hand-me-down parts, it cost me almost nothing and it worked: ^cables look a...
  17. Jack John

    [SOLVED] Need help setting up RAID 01 in a windows machine.

    Circumstances: Windows already installed on M.2 Drive. Want to create a new RAID01 set-up with two 4TD HDDs. Setup in the BIOS is completed successfully. Hardware: Aorus X570 Wifi Elite, Ryzen 5 3600, WD500GB NVME, 2 4TB WDHDDs, 1TB WDSSD, Sapphire 5600x, Some Ram a PSU. Issues: Windows 10...
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    Question HDD Raid 0 frozen for writing for ~30 seconds on big files ?

    Hello. I have a several raids: RAID 0 SAS HDDs (each connected via 6Gb -- SAS-2). And 5+0 raid of SATA HDDs. Both raids provide good read performance, but when I write to them, they start at insanely high speed (~1GB per second!). After some time, they become stuck for ~30 seconds. And then...
  19. ismail783

    [SOLVED] Custom RAID 6 Storage With 6 x 3.5 SATA HDD Hot Swap USB 3.1 Gen2

    I am very new to RAID. As far I know RAID 6 can withstand two disk failures at one time. This is what I want. I heard that modern RAID controllers store metadata on the HDD so we can easily replace one controller with another. I need a controller that I can swap easily without loosing data...
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    Question Additional RAM (RAID ERROR)

    After adding another ram (KINGSTON HX426C16FB2/8 DDR4 2666MHZ 8GB RAM) this error occurs. View: https://twitter.com/aljonaticsss/status/1335184550809333763/photo/1 Already tried to look for the RAID in the BIOS but the only option there is the AHCI and Intel RST with Intel Optane System...