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I'm in the process of setting up a new file server running 2012 std
What would be best it will have 24 hard drives sas
RAID10 and partition C for O.S. and D for file server
or
use 2 hard drives RAID1 for O.S.
and use 22 hard drives as a RAID10 for the file server

any comments are appricated
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Either way your "lost" space is the same...

I'd go with a RAID 1 for the OS and RAID 10 for everything else.
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I second that. RAID 1 for OS; RAID 10 for file shares.
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thanks
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