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Is RAID support required if you're using an SSD+HDD?
Oct 28, 2013, 2:19 PM
A lot of people these days seem to use an SSD for the OS+large programs, and an HDD for storing everything else. I'm wondering, do you need to get a motherboard that supports RAID for that?
Oct 29, 2013
Oct 28, 2013
raid support required ssd hdd
Oct 28, 2013, 2:23 PM
No, you don't need RAID for what you're talking about.
RAID is only for mirroring/striping data across multiple drives.
Oct 28, 2013, 2:24 PM
No, not at all.
RAID is using 2 or more disks as a single volume.
People that are doing that (SSD for boot / HDD for storage) need separate volumes.
Also, with a RAID you need identical disks for it to work.
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Oct 28, 2013, 4:42 PM
You would need Raid if you are using Rapid Storage Technology where the SSD caches the HDD
Oct 29, 2013, 7:15 PM
I see. Thanks for the answers!
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