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Old May 5, 2008, 06:46 PM
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Originally Posted by sswilson View Post
That's what I'm wondering. Does the enclosure present a single drive to the port natively, or would it require software to see two drives as one?

I've been running the boot drive on my test bench out of an eSATA enclosure for several months now. The only real downside between using standard SATA connection vice eSATA for it is the loss of hot plug capabilities, so the drive must be plugged into the board during boot.

Anywise, thanks for the comments folks, it's not something I'm going to jump right into, but I thought it was an interesting concept worth considering. (Isn't everybody always looking for budget solutions which work??? :) ).
Well, looking at the back panel of the Thermaltake enclosure, it shows different settings. Check out the 2 on-off switches:



RAID may just be incorporated within the unit.
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