How to Make a Poor Man’s RAID Drive

By Core77 on September 9, 2015 in Design - Other


Have you been wanting to get a RAID
drive for your personal computer, but aren’t willing to part with the cash?
Have you been slowly amassing a pile of stolen flash drives from work to
compensate for your unpaid overtime? If the answers to these questions are “Yes,”
then we’ve got the solution for you.

The YouTuber known as The iBookGuy wanted
to know if he could rig up a RAID drive using nothing more than a USB hub and a
handful of flash drives. If you’ve thought about doing this yourself, have a
look at the pluses and minuses of this set-up:

And yes, I know he used a 2.0 hub
rather than a 3.0. But look at this as a proof-of-concept.