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Windows 7: RAID SATA 3 6gb/s question

27 Sep 2011   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
RAID SATA 3 6gb/s question

Hey all what's up. Thankfully my PC has been running great! My SSD main drive is running low on space so I had a question I couldn't quite get the answer to on google.

My motherboard supports 2, SATA3 connections.
My current drives are SATA2 SSD main drive and a SATA3 1TB media drive.

If I were to add 2 SATA3 SSD's in RAID, does that use up both the SATA3 ports on the motherboard? or do they just combine and use 1? leaving me with 1 for my current media drive. I've never done any RAID so... sorry.

Hope I made sense,

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27 Sep 2011   #2

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Two Hd Drives = two Sata ports.

60GB SSD as your OS drive, I would move your personal Data to the 1tb drive.

I personally would stay away from RAID & dynamic partition, as it seems to more problems than it is worth.
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