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    Member Hookem's Avatar
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    Question OS/App's one drive want RAID/0 for scratch disk.

    System specs:

    DFI UT LanParty nF4 Ultra-D motherboard.
    AMD 4800+ processor.
    4 1gig Kingston Value Ram memory modules.

    I have Vista Ultimate 64bit installed on a 250 Segate 410 along with Adobe CS4 Master Suite.

    What I would like to do is take 2 80gig WD drives and make a RAID-0 array to use as the scratch disk.

    Seems RAID-0 would be better for the reads and writes compared to a single 80gig.

    Do I need to do the floppy RAID driver thing, load Vista on the 2 80gig WD's and then change the boot disk back to the Segate 410 and hope Vista see's it ???

    Just never done this before and could use some help.
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    Senior Member Know Nuttin's Avatar
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    Why would you need to do that? Set up the RAID 0 drives in the RAID utility, then boot into Windows, load the raid controller drivers, and then just change your app settings so scratch disk is on the RAID 0 setup.
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