Raid Configurations - Mirroring 500gb SSD And 1tb HDD To One 2tb HDD

Nov 13, 2015

So I know very little about raid configurations and how to set them up. I have just finished building my pc and everything is working great, however what about the raid configuration my 500gb ssd and 1 tb hdd have been set up in.

I am therefore wondering a) how to find how my storage has been set up, b) which raid configuration to go for and c) how to set it up.

I was thinking of having the ssd and hdd already installed acting as two different drives. i have put windows 10 and all the programmes on to the ssd and would like the hdd to be seen as if it were a usb stick (I think that is what it is at the moment as under this pc the ssd and hdd show as different drives). Then have those two drives mirrored to a single 2 tb hdd.

I have heard about raid 5 but from what i have read this spreads the data across multiple drives and the drives used have to be the same size and so wont work how I would like them to.

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