Help selecting a raid controller/HDs Tags: NAS / RAID Controller Storage Last response: July 5, 2012 8:00 PM in Storage Share morrisrn1060 July 4, 2012 4:46:48 PM Hello, I am looking at building a simple backup server on an old desktop. I am building this on a hp pavilion a747c with thehttp://h10025.www1.hp.com/ewfrf/wc/document?lc=en&cc=us... specs of the MB here I am looking at 1tb HDs in a raid 1 configuration. Based on my understanding I would need a RAID controller but do not need a high end one (or do i). I also do not want to spend extra money on faster HDs that I am unable to utilize. I would appreciate any help. Thanks More about : selecting raid controller hds | E-mail me updates | Report abuse Register or log in to remove morrisrn1060 July 5, 2012 8:00:21 PM Anyone? | Report abuse Ask the community Publish Tom's Hardware>Forum>Storage>Help selecting a raid controller/HDs> Related ressources: ForumNeed help for selecting mobo with no RAID /low power ForumBlue screen after selecting RAID as intel mode ForumNeed help selecting SSDs for a Raid 0 ForumSelecting a RAID setup ForumNeed help selecting a PSU for new PC ForumNeed help selecting memory for the x58a-udr3 board - I'm Lost ForumNeed help selecting parts ForumWindows Vista install will not show HDD when selecting install area. ForumHelp requested in selecting a hard drive enclosure(multiple drives) ForumHelp on selecting an HDD ForumSelecting drives for RAID ForumHelp selecting parts for gaming machine ForumPlease help in selecting a new graphic card! ForumNeed help selecting wattage for my new rig >< ForumNeed help on selecting a new hard drive. ForumBest SSD Of 2013, Which is it? ForumSata2 Raid Motherboard [1 HDD]; cannot install W7 Forum[Solved] SSD or SSD RAID 0 ForumWhat is the better : one HDD or 2 Raid HDD? ForumOcz raid More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !