USB RAID under windows XP

By systemcrash
Jun 27, 2006
  1. Hi there,

    I would like to know if it is possible to setup a RAID-0 with some usb keys under XP. I know the way to setup a raid (0 or/and 1) under Windows XP without additional RAID controller. I would like to know if it is possible to do so with USB Devices.

    Many thanks
  2. jobeard

    jobeard TS Ambassador Posts: 11,128   +982

    my opinion, RAID should be a hardware implementation, not software.
    By placing the RAID function into the adaptor card, the OS is not degraded and
    the HD is not dependent upon an OS interruption (eg: lockup).
    I would much rather trust my mirrored drives to the hardware/firmware implementation.

    That said, I doubt you will find a USB controller implementing RAID.
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