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    RAID 0 with CompactFlash cards

    Got two CF cards and I'm looking to get IDE adapters for them so I can use striping and make 'em into one big hard disk. I've seen adapters that take two cards, but I assume they'd need to be on separate channels if I wanted to use RAID? Any recommendations for an IDE RAID controller card (preferably something that's Vista-compatible) ?

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    Bear in mind, if flash cards in essence 'crash' you loose all data or if they break... you cant restore the data. Unless things have changed now.

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    Yeah I know, but these are decent SanDisk CF cards and I'm not going to be storing anything vital on there.

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    this will be much slower than a disk

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    Yep, I know. But which RAID card should I get?

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    Erm, why bother? It'll be cheaper and faster just to get disks.

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