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Intel Rapid Storage Technology RAID question

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Hello,
  I was wondering if anyone could give some input on choosing between RAID 1 and Recovery volumes. I have two 6 TB disks that are going to be used to store files and low priority programs. All I need is redundancy since they are rotating drives. RAID 1 would work fine for uptime but Recovery is also an option that will use RAID 1 on demand it would seem.

Is there a reason to select one over the other? Any performance benefits or detraction from either approach?

Thanks for the help.
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