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What is recommended: AMD SB8xx Raid-1 or Dynamic disks as Raid1

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Hi,

I have a HP Microserver N54l and it will be used as a file server.

I have 2 WD Velociraptor disks that I want to Mirror (Raid1)
 
OS is MS Server 2012.

My question is, what is better:

- using the onboard Software Raid AMD SB8 Raid Controller
or
- formating the disks as dynamic volumes andf creating the Raid1 in Windows?

The main aspect is security and stability, not speed.


Regards

Lennox
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