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Will my rig/mobo allow a dual RAID 0 setup?

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September 18, 2011 4:15:49 AM

My current rig-
Mobo - ASUS Rampage II
Boot drive - Crucial SSD 128GB C300
Data Drive - WD 2TB Caviar Green

My SSD is always full, so I push all the data to the 2TB drive.
My 2TB drive is starting to get full.

Solution (proposed)
I would like to buy a matching 2nd 128GB SSD drive (C300 or W4) and run it in RAID-0 as my boot drive.

I would also like to buy a matching 2nd WD 2TB Caviar Green drive and run it in RAID-0 as well.

Is this possible?

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September 18, 2011 4:37:07 AM

FYI - My full PC specs -

Mobo - ASUS Rampage II Extreme
OS - Win 7 64Bit
HD's – Crucial 128GB C300 (Boot Drive)
Western Digital 2TB Caviar Green (data drive)
(2) Western Digital 640GB Caviar Black’s – RAID-0 (currently not hooked up)

CPU - Intel i7 965 Extreme
CPU Cooler - Noctua U12P
RAM - 6 GB Corsair Dominator PC3-1600MHz
GPU's - (2) EVGA GTX 285's
PSU - 1000w Corsair HX1000
Case - SilverStone TJ10
Monitor 1 - Dell 30" 3007WFP
Monitors 2 & 3 - Dual Samsung P2370 23" displays
September 18, 2011 4:40:04 AM

Sorry, only one raid setup per motherboard. My suggestion is to delete all the downloaded movies and games you're not using, and set you install directory to the larger hard drive, leaving the smaller one(s) dedicated to your OS.