I believe my particular use demonstrates the robustness of these models in a most unique way and I am able to give both models I mentioned a big thumbs up. However this document only addresses three of the most common configurations. You really only need if you’re going to do video capture and the like but the handles this fine as well Information and links in this thread may no longer be available or relevant. Sorry, there was a problem flagging this post. Please try again shortly.

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By using this site, you accept the Terms of Use and Rules of Participation. I don’t know if this put any overhead on the installed HD?

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Once you get the drve installed, you will have to use Seagates Disc Wizard to format the drive. The lifetime of a laptop is already shortened over that of a desktop because of heat issues. In striping, data is split apart and stored on raie than one physical disk. Keep in mind I haven’t installed the second drive in the yet, but am running the peripherals I mentioned plus an external drive.

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You also mentioned that because of the “custom” bracket adapter required, you did not know if the caddy you had ordered would include this component. The drive would be for data storage only.


However this document only addresses three of the most common configurations. In mirroring, the same data is copied to more than one physical disk. This topic has been archived.

Many of them are region specific so make sure you get the part number for the country you live in as well. All together, it took me about 2 hours from gathering all rald tools I’ll need to turning the laptop on and admiring my work.

Just make sure it is not the serial drive SATA if you’re installing in the Also, depending on the RAID array, it may be necessary to use a separate rad backup system. Then when booting either OS, it will see the new HD as extra storage provided it is already “prepared” for use. You must log in or sign up to reply here.

Flaming or offending other users Illegal activities: The convenience factor is key when you already have so many things to setup. First, is heat buildup. See your browser’s documentation for specific instructions. It was stated that the notebook version dvv9000 the controler had raid disabled. RAID 0 – Striping. Information and links in this thread may no longer be available or relevant.


This one tip will help you sleep better tonight A few seconds are all you need to get a better night’s rest. You still need to prepare the HD for use and thus be sure to direct that the proper drive.

Anyone done a RAID setup on a dv9000

It was quite expensive. Anyone tried the GTX from gecube?

Just use common sense and don’t overtighten any screws or touch the connectors gp you’ll be fine. When I called I was told I had to order the drive from them to get the caddy and it wasn’t available by itself.

Yes, That sounds like the right one. Users should consider the advantages and the restrictions before trying to setup a RAID array. WeAreNotAloneNov 7, When I explained that I had already purchased the caddy kit by itself they still insisted it was impossible and not available by itself.

Kwilsonjr, Would this be the Seagate at Frys you installed in the Just post here if you run into trouble, I have email notify turned on. If this h kill it