Can I RAID with different hard drives?

Discussion in 'Mac Pro' started by nomadpass, Apr 6, 2008.

  1. nomadpass macrumors member

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    Hey i'm new to raiding but can I raid with different hard drives or do they all have to be the same?
     
  2. steveza macrumors 68000

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    You can use different drives - even different sizes - but it's not recommended.
     
  3. CWallace macrumors 603

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    Tom's Hardware just did an article on it and their conclusion was that you can.
     
  4. nomadpass thread starter macrumors member

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    Thanks, good article
     

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