Does serial ATA need to be run in RAID?

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  1. Vanilla Tarantino

    Vanilla Tarantino OT Supporter

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    I'm going to build myself a new computer over the summer, and I'm looking to get the new Western Digital Raptor 10,000 RPM serial ATA drive for it. However, I've read a lot of reviews saying that some boards requires that SATA be run in RAID mode. Right now, I'm looking at the ASUS k7n8x delux board, and I can't find much on it in terms of running SATA. Is each board different in how it handles SATA (meaning, one board allows you to run a single SATA drive as a master, while others require RAID configuration)? Also, if I'm running SATA, can I run a slave HDD off of IDE?
     
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    doesn't need to be raid.
     
  4. crontab

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    No, that's absurd. Use it whatever configuration you want if available.

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