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rwm
03-30-2002, 07:34 PM
If I want to setup a RAID in my 7500 and use my current MilesU2W and "ST318406LW" Cheetah - then add another drive do I need the exact model no.? Mine is a "ST318406LW" can I add a ST318406LW or a ST318404LW?

With 2 Cheetahs in a 7500 - Will adding a fan be ok for heat? I have a great photo and step by step instructions for it off an older GURU post.

Randy

ricks
03-30-2002, 08:03 PM
Hi ya Randy.

You do not have to match your drives perfectly....usually. Should work automatically slowing the RAID down to match the slowest drive.

I posted on the other thread right after you last posted.

Rick

rwm
03-30-2002, 08:44 PM
Ha ya to ricks - been a while

I like the K.I.S.S. methood. I'll get another drive connect it to my MilesU2W and be happy. See how it works and if I want more then - do it later. I set my earlier searchs to short - I knew all my answers were on these pages.

Mostly just wondering if I would gain anything by a RAID. OR better off overclocking my XLR8 G3 400MHz? Later maybe - KISS for now?

YEA - I am lovin this new QS really really smooth - tons of storage - not as expeptionally faster than the G3 400 with my simple apps. Spending more time in OS X. I can't keep up with you and Gregory - you just know to much right now.

Thanks
Randy