The topic of RAID has come up again here at TechwareLabs with the Adaptec ASR 6805E RAID card taken for a spin. We compare the Adaptec card against a single Western Digital hard drive connected to the motherboard, and Two/Four Western Digital drives in a stripe using both the 6805E and on-motherboard RAID."
Any major computer upgrade generally requires a full software reinstall too. No so if you heed the advice in the guide to Upgrading a Motherboard without Reinstalling. PCSTATS Tips