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    Question Replacement RAID drive: Need exactly the same?

    I've a failed RAID drive , for which I wish to replace the faulty 4TB drive. AFAIK , the replacement drive has to exactly the same in size as the dead one. Off topic: I've a few questions on that particular RAID, which I would like to ask in a separate thread. The failed drive has the...
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    Question Best solution for large data writes; StoreMI or PrimoCache or else?

    Hi All! I've been lurking around the Caching discussions for months now and have finally moved country and put together a new system and need your advice guys! So... here's my use case and what I have in my system and what I want to achieve. --- Overview Of system AMD 3900x Gigabyte Aorus...
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    Question Accidental HDD array deletion - RAIDXpert array recovery

    Asus ROG Zenith Extreme win 10 64bit Raid created through the motherboard's BIOS RaidXpert utility (AMD) I have 4x10TB hard disks in the system. I created one RAID0 array combining two of the drives, and I left the other two as is, but it created two more arrays for the two 'non-raid' drives as...
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    Can I move a RAID array to another computer or VirtualBox?

    I have two Western Digital Internal Hard Drives from an old Windows computer. They were configured as a RAID 0 pair using the built-in RAID capability of the motherboard. I seem to recall the built-in RAID controller being Intel, but it was quite a while ago and I could be mistaken. The...
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    RAID0 issue with customer. Any help would be appreciated...

    So a customer calls me and says he needs a new motherboard Asus sent him put in. He said Asus told him the old board died because of a Win 10 update (I didn't even think it would be possible without a failed bios flash). He didn't mention anything else and I normally never work with RAID setups...
  6. bob4432

    Opinions/Suggestions on Encrypting Main SSDs in Laptops & Home Server...

    I have been thinking about this for some time and am having trouble coming to a conclusion, so maybe the hive can help me out. Due to health issues, I have been a bit out of the tech loop for the last couple of years, so please bear with me. My wife and I have moved to using laptops as our main...
  7. EXCellR8

    Need an External RAID Enclosure w/ USB 3.0

    My Drobo DDR3-A decided it didn't want to work anymore and now I'm without my 8TB volume of priceless memes, YouTube rips, backup archives, photos, and other miscellaneous nonsense I like to use with my HTPC. The hard drives themselves are fine but I don't have a working external enclosure. I...
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    What is This RAID?

    Hi, I read a review for an ASUSTOR NAS some months ago that I kept open on my phone, until my wife decided I had too many tabs open and closed them all. I've read tons about different RAID configurations, but I haven't found this one anywhere. I think they set up a four disk array with 1 SSD...
  9. BenJeremy

    X299 motherboards and the VROC scam

    So my BIL bought a Gigabyte Aorus Gaming 7 motherboard ($400!!) because it advertised 3X M.2 RAID. His plan was to buy 3 512gb Samsung 960 Pro nvme sticks and RAID0 them as a boot drive. I have something similar working great on my own Gigabyte Z170X Gaming 5 motherboard (using 2x Plextor...
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    512n or 512e SAS drives on new server

    I'm buying a HP DL380 server with their P440ar smart controller. I will be installing Server 2016 and Hyper-V. HP offer 2 flavours of SAS drives - 512n and 512e. Which would you buy and why? Thanks in advance.
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    ST4000DM005 For Raid 10?

    I currently have 4x4TB Seagate ST4000DM005 hard drives. These are singlets, that I manually duplicate files between to create redundant copies. I am planning a dedicated machine for raid 10. I was planning on getting two additional ST4000DM005 drives, then making the array for an effective...
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    New Intel RST RAID 10 rebuildling but no disks are failed

    I just set up a new RST RAID 10 array comprised of 3x HGST Ultrastar 7k4000 4TB drives and 1x WD Green 4TB drive. I plan on swapping the WD green out, but I was sent a bad drive so it'll do for now. So, the problem is that I created the array and initialized it. I started copying about 2TB of...
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    Problems installing Windows 10 on GA-Z170X-UD5 w/M.2 RAID

    I have a Gigabyte Z170X-UD5 with two M.2 SSD's installed (Intel 600p, 256GB). I was able to set up a RAID 1 volume in BIOS following the instructions in the user manual in section C-1 UEFI RAID Configuration. I can see the newly created volume in the Peripherals\Intel Rapid Storage Technology...