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    New Biostar TP45 Motherboard & RAID

    I can't believe this board doesn't have RAID! I assumed all new mobos did nowadays (my £30 cheaper Dark Raider has)! Damn Scan! I had ordered the more expensive model which does have RAID but it wasn't in stock...

    In any case, can sum1 recommend a cheap add-in PCI-E SATA RAID controller; I'm thinking maybe a Lycom for under £20 or so?

    Cheers for any useful input!
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    Valar Morghulis

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    Re: New Biostar TP45 Motherboard & RAID

    Why not use RAID1 / RAID0 in Windows?
    http://www.techimo.com/articles/index.pl?photo=149
    More reliable and speed should be the same.

    Not like RAID5 have any decent performance on motherboard anyway, not to mention you're overclocking...
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    Re: New Biostar TP45 Motherboard & RAID

    Thanks Arthur, will investigate that option
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    Valar Morghulis

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