DIY Raid Controller

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Videoman
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Joined: Oct 30 1999

Hi

In the never ending quest for something for nothing I found this site......

Very interesting.....
http://www.geocities.com/promise_raid/english.htm

Frank
http://go.to/dvin

dc1743
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Joined: Aug 29 2000

Thanks Frank,
I,ve been interested in Dv in enabling my Pana DS35 and your info is a great help there.
With regard to the Promise it's worth pointing out that for the price of a standard (non raid) promise card a full raid ATA 100 card is available as described:

Abit HotRod Pro 100 UDMA100 IDE/RAID Controller card with full RAID 0/1 support. Fits into a spare PCI slot.
1.Ultra DMA 100MB/sec data transfer rate
2. RAID 0 (striping mode for boosting performance)
3. RAID 1 (mirroring mode for data security)
4. RAID 0 + 1 (striping and mirroring)
5. Two independent ATA channels
6. 256 Byte FIFO per ATA channels
7.Compliant with Plug & Play
8. Up to 4 IDE device supported

Price: £35.00 (£41.13 Including VAT at 17.5%) at [[url]http://www.overclockers.co.uk/acatalog/Online_Catalogue_Hard_Disk_Drives_14.html#a22][/url]

Regards Richard

Videoman
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Joined: Oct 30 1999

Hi Richard,

Thanks for the info, hardly worth the hassle of conversion at that price !!

Cheers

Frank
http://go.to/dvin