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    RAID 5 or not?

    Asus M2N68-CM - Does this board have onboard RAID5 or not? I can't really find out 100%
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    Re: RAID 5 or not?

    According to the manual on Asus website it supports 0,1,5,10 + Jbod

    http://support.asus.com/download/dow...model=M2N68-CM

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    Re: RAID 5 or not?

    I would strongly recommend against using motherboard software RAID5, if you planning on overclocking. Any tiny bit of instability will kill your array and you can lose hundreds of GBs of data. RAID1 is fine though. And to a certain extend RAID0 is alright too.
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    Re: RAID 5 or not?

    Quote Originally Posted by arthurleung View Post
    I would strongly recommend against using motherboard software RAID5, if you planning on overclocking. Any tiny bit of instability will kill your array and you can lose hundreds of GBs of data. RAID1 is fine though. And to a certain extend RAID0 is alright too.
    Any disk activity is ill-advised when overclocking. Soft/BIOS RAID or not.
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    Re: RAID 5 or not?

    I won't be overclocking, thanks.
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