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October 8, 2003 9:32:59 PM

So I am hearing from a co worker of mine that RAID (the one where u setup as level 0) is actually "safer" than w/o RAID? But my argument is that if one HD goes bad, you lose ALL data!!! What do you think of this? Is there any validity in his claim?


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a b G Storage
October 9, 2003 12:50:18 AM

He's smoking crack.
October 9, 2003 9:17:20 AM

Yeah, he's talking out his ass. RAID 1 (mirrored) is safer as the data is automatically backed up the second HDD, although it effectively halves the amount of storage space available to you.

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