RAID0 on new XPS420

I used two hard drives in my PC for years and while I was aware of the Raid options, never really familiar with it.

I just got a new XPS 420 and ordered with two 320 GB drives and Raid0 with Data Protection. I didn't really expect that he came with the establishment - I can't use only 220 and 70 GB is for Norton Save & restore. As you know, the second hard drive is strictly a mirror of the first.

I'm OK with this set up, I have an external 500 GB drive for lots of storage - however, what I want to do is add a second, smaller DHM and use it strictly to Norton backup copies (I already receive warning with the establishment of 70 GB it is almost full). Then I would spend all my photos to the 70 GB partition, freeing some of the main partition.

Will this work? I want to preserve the drive mirror set and "data protection". And not so sure I can change Norton settings without disturbing something I shouldn't.

Thanks for your help!

Message edited by rempson on 20/09/2008 08:43

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