Raid question Tags: NAS / RAID Cache Storage Last response: December 24, 2011 10:42 PM in Storage Share bestlink101 December 14, 2011 12:15:45 AM can i raid 2 hardrives that are identical specs wise but are from different companies 1st hdd size 2tb cache? rpm 5400 or 5900rpm forget 2nd size 2tb cache? rpm 5400 or 5900 rpm forgot can i raid 0 these drives More about : raid question Ubrales a c 90 G Storage December 14, 2011 12:25:51 AM http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RAID Even thought he answer is "yes, it is possible" I like to see identical drives with the same specs, from the same manufacturer, and from the same batch. Modern drives have drive specific information on the drives. Therefore drives of the same capacity from two different manufacturers are technically not the same. 4745454b a b G Storage December 14, 2011 12:27:17 AM Yes it will work. No you shouldn't use raid. There's a better way. Related resources RAID Enclosure question - Forum Windows 7 - SSD - RAID reinstall question - Forum Question Re: Raid 5 expansion (or going in a different direction) - Forum Recognizing the RAID system question . - Forum Newbie RAID question - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer bestlink101 December 14, 2011 9:58:18 PM 4745454b said:Yes it will work. No you shouldn't use raid. There's a better way. how? Ubrales a c 90 G Storage December 14, 2011 10:04:26 PM Use them as separate disks or consider JBOD if your motherboard has that feature. 4745454b a b G Storage December 14, 2011 11:45:08 PM Quote:how? What are you trying to do? bestlink101 December 23, 2011 8:15:39 PM 4745454b said:Quote:how? What are you trying to do? You said you shouldnt use raid that there is a better way, what is it? 4745454b a b G Storage December 24, 2011 12:12:29 AM Quote:What are you trying to do? bestlink101 December 24, 2011 4:44:07 PM raid 2 identicle drives from different companies to speed up my system 4745454b a b G Storage December 24, 2011 10:42:23 PM But why is what I'm asking about. What are you trying to speed up? Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumSoftware Raid 1 question ForumAmahi - Linux * RAID question * ForumRaid Question ... ForumSSD in AHCI and HD's in RAID question . ForumRAID failure question ForumSSD Raid Question . ForumQuestion on bios setting from raid to ahci ForumFresh Install / Raid Question ForumRAID question ForumReadyNAS Ultra 2-Bay RAID question ForumRaid question ForumSabertooth X79 RAID 1 Question ForumA question about RAID 1 on 2 drives. ForumRaid 0 question ForumRAID 0 Question More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !