Advice on a new rig

By HiDDeNMisT ยท 4 replies
Jun 5, 2012
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  1. Hey everyone. I am looking to have 1 SSD and 2 HDD's in my rig. I want to make my SSD my boot drive and have my 2 HDD stripped and leave them as data drives for gaming.

    So when I install a game or any other program it will be installed to the raid and not the SSD.

    Your thoughts??
  2. LNCPapa

    LNCPapa TS Special Forces Posts: 4,276   +461

    It's striped and it should work just fine, just don't have any expectation of recovering data should anything go wrong with your array. Also, will you be using hardware or software RAID?
  3. HiDDeNMisT

    HiDDeNMisT TS Booster Topic Starter Posts: 231   +14

    I havent decieded yet. I might get 4 HDD's and go RAID10 tho now that I think about it.
  4. slh28

    slh28 TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,706   +172

    Install as much of your programs and games on the SSD as possible to get the maximum benefit. SSD prices have come down a lot lately, 128GB is very affordable and you should be able to fit a lot on there.
  5. HiDDeNMisT

    HiDDeNMisT TS Booster Topic Starter Posts: 231   +14

    yeah that's what I plan on doing. Thanks for the assist guys

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