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chickenflayh
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Just got a quick question. Do you need to have identical drives to have a RAID 0 configuration? Or can they range between speeds, capacity, and brands? Also, is there a point in a RAID 0 setup with a SSD as ur OS drive (C:)?
Thanks.

aquino437
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Hello everybody, I have a quick question. I have asus m2n32-sli deluxe motherboard with 2gbs of ram and i want to add two more gbs of ram. I went to crucial website and it gives me ram that doesnt look like the one i have. i have Ballistix Tracer with led and i want to match them and you will know crucial doesnt not carry them anylonger. So I went to ebay and i found the memory but it's telling me that its 2.0volts and the one on my memory slot is 1.8volts. Can I put the 2.0? Thank You all will be waiting for a reply.

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Razear
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It is highly recommended that you use all identical drives in a RAID setup regardless of what level you are using. Mixing different drives together in an array may cause system instability and data loss. For your boot drive you only need a small capacity SSD to store the OS and setting up RAID0 with SSDs can get expensive in relation to their low capacities.

Razear
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aquino437 Quote:Hello everybody, I have a quick question. I have asus m2n32-sli deluxe motherboard with 2gbs of ram and i want to add two more gbs of ram. I went to crucial website and it gives me ram that doesnt look like the one i have. i have Ballistix Tracer with led and i want to match them and you will know crucial doesnt not carry them anylonger. So I went to ebay and i found the memory but it's telling me that its 2.0volts and the one on my memory slot is 1.8volts. Can I put the 2.0? Thank You all will be waiting for a reply.

Please open a new thread for separate questions next time. To answer your question, no you won't be able to use higher voltage memory than your motherboard can allow.

3dGameMan
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Yes, identical drivers for RAID 0.

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