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How do I add 2 new drives as a RAID 0 to my existing computer?

Windows 7 professional 64 bit
Gigabyte GA EX58-UD5
i7CPU 920@2.67Ghz 2.66 Ghz
Gskill Ripjaw f3-8500CL7S-4gbrl DDR3-1066 PC-8500 4gbx1 spd cl7-7-7-1 8 1.5v
24 gig ram 6x4
Nvidia Quadro FX4800

I have two vilociraptor 1 T that I want to add as a RAID 0 to this computer. What are the steps?
Thank you
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BEST ADVICE.
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Do NOT use a RAID 0 array.

You have zero redundancy. If you lose one drive, you lose the lot!!
You can not recover from a single drive failure in a raid zero array, there is absolutely NO point to having one. Just have 2 1TB disks.
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Ok, let me try these suggestions and re post. The RAID 0 would be for a fast solution to store large HD video files quickly, using one of the other drives as a back up solution.  This velociraptors already spin fast so I'm not sure if I need the RAID 0 or not. Thanks for the info. I'll re post later.
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That makes sense too considering they are faster than any other drive I have. Thank you, I will accept this as advice and re post for instructions on how to simply add hard drives to an existing system.  Thanks for the advice.
Neilsr: Per my post above RAID 0 can be useful tool for creating relatively cheap, fast and large volumes for parking transitory / temporary files on, e.g. raw AVCHD VIDEO, database dumps, system images..... Wouldn't want to use if for anything critical, but it is a useful toy.