What is a RAID in terms of external HD's?

Discussion in 'Mac Basics and Help' started by greenguy4, Sep 1, 2005.

  1. greenguy4 macrumors 6502

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    I suppose its a simple answer but I keep seeing the term used and have no idea what it means...
     
  2. belvdr macrumors 601

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    A RAID is an array of disks, regardless of external or internal. Variations of RAID levels exist, but I'm sure Google will be more efficient at explaining that.
     
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