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    A curious hard drive question

    In my PC, I have a Raptor System drive, and a pair of 320GB HDDs for storage. The storage ones are kind of idle as currently everything is on my NAS, and I am just using a single one of them as a drive for downloads, and most importantly, project files/rendering folders for HD video.

    I now wish to upgrade these two 320s to pair of 1.5GB or 2GB drives, in Raid 1.

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    If I take out both old drives, install both new ones, set them up as a RAID array with the same drive letter as my old HD Video drive ('J' I think, off-hand) and then run the editing program, will it access its files as if nothing changed? Or is there some behind the scenes tomfoolery that means it won't work so easily?

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    Re: A curious hard drive question

    If all that was stored on the old (J) drive was data files, i.e. no program files....then yes that would work.

    You could also build the array and swap the drive letters using "Disk Management" or even change the drive letter the software uses....
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