New Mobo / Raid Question

  Capt Chaos 20:19 05 Jan 03
  Capt Chaos 20:19 05 Jan 03

Am upgrading puter and am considering Gigabyte GA7VAXP OR GA7VAXP ULTRA. Dunno which one. I believe both are raid. What i wanna do is use my 2xHDs + 2xDVD Rom + 1xDVDR + 1xCDR. Will I have to go for a raid board or is there an other way to run more than 4 ide devices. Can someone tell me where to find info on uses for raid, in dummy speak. Am running XPcorp. Ta in advance.

  jazzypop 20:24 05 Jan 03

click here for an intro to raid.

You can buy an ide controller on a PCI card - typically they come with two controllers, allowing you to add 4 devices.

Don't forget to specify enough drive bays, plenty of cooling and a hefty power supply :)

  Capt Chaos 21:04 05 Jan 03

Ta. Very helpful

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