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    Colossus in the Playground

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    Default Re: Another "Help me buy a computer" post

    Quote Originally Posted by wumpus View Post
    Sounds like RAID0/Striping.
    The name I was trying to think of was Dynamic Volumes, and no, there is no striping involved here because there was already a load of data on one of the 2Tb drives when I added the other one, so had to just set it up as a simple expansion to what was already there. Speed is not an issue for the sort of files I have on those drives. I also have a 4Tb external drive which I use for backups.

    (I did try using an external RAID NAS instead of having a separate backup drive, but the actual unit failed within 12 months--it's where I got the 2x2Tb drives from. I find the "internal storage backed up to external USB" to be a far better and more reliable arrangement).
    Last edited by factotum; 2019-06-13 at 02:08 AM.