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Using the G-Technology configurator, you can change the RAID settings to either RAID 0 (Stripe) or RAID 1 (Mirror). The RAID 0 setting will allow for an increased performance across both drives and display the maximum capacity available. The RAID 1 configuration allows you to write the same information to both drives providing a better level of protection in the event one drive fails, however RAID 1 will reduce the capacity of the drive to 50% of the advertised capacity.
G-RAID mini with USB 2.0 uses two different types of chipsets Oxford and JMicron. Should you have a serial number with a "JM" at the end, please download the JMicron chipset utility. If your G-RAID mini does NOT have a "JM" at the end of the serial number, please download the Oxford chipset utility.
G-RAID mini with USB 3.0 uses the JMicron chipset, please download the JMicron chipset utility.
To change RAID settings on a G-RAID Studio download and install the RAID Configurator. The RAID settings can be changed to either RAID 0 (performance), RAID 1 (protected) and JBOD. The G-RAID Studio ships in RAID 0 from the factory.
Important: Changing the RAID settings will delete all data from the device.
Download the latest version of the G-SPEED Studio Utility
Download the latest version of the G-SPEED Shuttle Utility
Using the G-Technology configurator, you can change the RAID settings to either RAID 0 (Stripe) or RAID 5 (Redundant Stripe). The RAID 0 setting will allow for an increased performance across both drives and display the maximum capacity available. The RAID 5 configuration allows you to write partial data across all drives. For example in a G-SPEED Q with 1TB (x4) drives, the end capacity would be 3TB of storage. The "missing" 1TB of space in this example is used to hold partial amounts of data in the event any 1 drive in the RAID fails.
Please see the Installation Guide for details
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