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Western Digital WD Caviar Green 3TB SATA3 3.5IN 64MB Cache Intellipower Internal Hard Disk Drive

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Subject: RAID1 ?
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Erik_F Feb 01, 2013 06:35 PM Reply | Bookmark
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Hi
i want to put 2 of them green Wd in my computer case in Raid 1.
ill like to know if they will work fine in Raid 1.
doing raid1 only to protect my again drive failure, not as a backup.
My mb is a p8z77-v deluxe

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AEO Feb 01, 2013 07:02 PM Reply | Bookmark
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RAID1 is not meant to protect data against drive failure. Its purpose is to keep your computer running, even if there is an HDD failure. You only need to protect drives from failure if they are mission critical, i.e. it's your OS or database drive.


That said, yes, you can use these in RAID1. They are not ideal, but they'll get the job done.

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Erik_F Feb 01, 2013 10:09 PM Reply | Bookmark
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Thanks a lot
anyway its mosly just for my movie and pic on it so if one crap out i can just replace it
i been having bad luck with hdd

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