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Hardware or software RAID 1?

Discussion in 'Server Configuration and Hosting' started by NeoCHI, Aug 13, 2014.

  1. NeoCHI

    NeoCHI Active Member

    So I just got a new dedicated at knownhost dedi 2 with the current promotion: https://www.knownhost.com/specials.html

    Since I have two drives and I'm using backupsy for backups I'm looking to setup RAID 1 but the question now is whether to go for software or hardware?
  2. Tracy Perry

    Tracy Perry Well-Known Member

    If the "hardware" is the onboard BIOS "fake-raid" stay away from it and go software RAID. Not dependent on the MB then.
  3. jwright

    jwright Active Member

    Hardware meaning a true LSI/Dell hardware controller.

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