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Glenn Webster
24-04-2008, 02:50 PM
I am installing two 36GB Raptors in RAID 0 for the Vista 64bit o/s and four 500Gb Barracudas as storage.
Should I install just the Raptors,then the o/s then the storage later?

Agent_24
24-04-2008, 02:54 PM
Knowing windows it's probably a sensible idea to install your boot drives first, and then connect the rest later

SolMiester
24-04-2008, 03:19 PM
I am installing two 36GB Raptors in RAID 0 for the Vista 64bit o/s and four 500Gb Barracudas as storage.
Should I install just the Raptors,then the o/s then the storage later?

Well, if you setup correctly, It wont matter, I would personally depending if you have XP SP! or 2 slipstreamed to your install media go with the RAID array 1st, SP to latest version yeah, sounds good!

Agent_24
24-04-2008, 03:47 PM
I would never install an SP after installing windows if I can help it, would much rather prefer to slipstream if possible

You can download SP3 now anyway so that might be worth slipstreaming that first before you start

The_End_Of_Reality
24-04-2008, 08:40 PM
Anyone realise Glenn said he is going to be running Vista X64? :rolleyes:

Makes no difference, as long as you tell the setup program the correct info it is fine... I have never had an issue with Windows screwing with any of my other HDDs during install that I did not specify.

Agent_24
24-04-2008, 09:05 PM
:lol: we can't read, obviously...

With blank drives it should be fine, but if they have anything on them I prefer to disconnect just in case.

If they have other OS on them, it's pretty much a requirement or you will start having fun... or at least, that's what's always happened to me.

Glenn Webster
28-04-2008, 08:58 AM
Thank you all.