Hardware vs Software RAID

When using a storage enclosure that can house multiple drives, depending on the hardware, you can either use the built-in hardware RAID controller to manage your drives or you can use software on the computer to create and manage a RAID.

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Are you using RAID?

How did you set up your drives? Are you using a RAID for increased data transfer rates or to backup your data? Following are the results of our poll.

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