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ive recently bought a new computer for gaming, my mother board is asus p8268-v lx, it supports raid 0,1,5 and 10.
i have 2 hard drives in the computer and i asked the people who built it (custom built) to put it on raid 0, i dont think they did because one hard drive only has a ew GB used in it and it isnt anything programs or games just some stuff that was already on it.
i have looked on the BIOS to see if it is on raid 0 and i dont really understand it, so how do i check if it is running raid?
also because i have already set up window 7 and have about 120GB used already, if i do have to put it on to raid 0 will i lose all of this?
thanks for the help.
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Hi WelshboyZz , Posted Image

Sorry for the lack of response. Looks like you slipped through the cracks here.
Click on My Computer.
If a RAID set has been created, Normally you should see,
C, system, active, The 2 drives in RAID 0 because they are (glued together) would be reported as one Disc, © exception. JBOD (Just a Bunch of Disks)

JBOD is not one of the numbered RAID levels. Unlike a concatenated array, (glued together) the disks of JBOD appear as individual hard disks, instead of one single large disk.

source, >


There should then be a D drive, (CD ROM/DVD/BluRay

It is unusual and very risky to have the OS on a RAID 0 drive. If a drive fails, you loose the OS and all DATA on both drives, and for you and me, no possible recovery of anything.

You cannot create a RAID after the OS or DATA has been written to one drive.
Info, > http://www.acnc.com/raidedu/0
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RAID
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