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RaidSonic ICY BOX IB-RD2121StS 2x2.5" to 3.5" HDD/SSD RAID Converter Review

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JMICRON HW RAID MANAGER SOFTWARE

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Although you have the option to configure the device via the rear mode switch RaidSonic offers the JMicron HW RAID Manager on their support page (the IB-RD2121StS is based on a JMicron HW RAID Controller).

 

 

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Through the JMicron HW RAID Manager you can see the type and capacity of the mounted drives (you need to have the rear switch at one of the 2 RAID modes to do so), check SMART Information for either drive, check logs, create/delete RAID/LARGE configurations, set event notifications, update firmware and set the stand-by timer setting (this feature basically turns all drives to energy-saving mode).

 

 

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Now for all of you who are into RAID i thought i should point out that although we used two drives totaling to a total of 260GB (real GB) RAID0/1 take into account the smallest one of the two (thus only making available a total of 223GB in RAID0 and 111GB in RAID1) while when using LARGE mode you get all 260GB.