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Windows 7: Cannot boot from non-RAID image restored to RAID SSD

24 Apr 2011   #11

Windows 7 Professional 64 bit

Yup the link was just a basic..I'm sure Greg knows what Raid is. The advent of SSD's pretty much ended Raid0 anyway. Once the price drops on bigger capacity SSD's I might switch. Until then I'll run Raid0 arrays and roll the dice re failures.
Seeing as I build a new PC every second year pretty much my luck with Raid0 is probably more than likely a side effect of only 2yr old drives. I have a lot of them around the place lol. S

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24 Apr 2011   #12
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We see a lot of problems with RAID and Win7, so I'm not sure it's worth it when there is no redundancy and you bet your System and data on two separate HD's stability.

However some video editors use it so they can have much bigger drive capacity for single files. Is this what you need?
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01 May 2011   #13

Windows 7 Professional 64 bit

Nope don't do video editing..this is a gaming machine...I back up game saves sometimes,downloaded drivers etc on to an external drive so I don't need to redownload when zi do a reinstall..

I started running a Raid0 array when it was a new thing for the speed mostly and I have at times a lot of games installed. When SSD's actually become affordable (as in 250BG e.g) I will switch to them.

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