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Can I revise my RAID 1 setup to 2 new (different) drives?

Built a pc back in 2010 and had a friend help me set up two 1TB drives in RAID 1 setup for redundancy. I've now outgrown that drive with a bunch of media files and would like to do the following:
- Break current RAID 1 setup and remove one of the original drives
- Install two new 2TB drives as RAID 1 setup that house photos and videos only
Ultimately, I won't care about redundancy on the boot drive which will still house Windows 7 and all of the program files. The files that I care about would be on the 2 new drives, so is this easily doable? My Motherboad has 3 total SATA ports. I'd get some help from local PC shop, but just wanted to know if I'm missing any fatal flaws in my plan. Thanks!

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Apparently you can

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Yeah I tried those videos.

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Thanks for the sarcasm, though (sarcasm)

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I sense no sarcasm.

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There appear to indeed be ways as evidenced in the videos.

However I am running into folk that demand step by step instructions for their custom setup. That is pretty rare as folk are all over the map on setups. This means you have to find what's been put out there and tailor it to your needs.

But there's the problem. A few folk don't want to work their issue. They demand more. Which is fine but can upset them as few respond with those step by step instructions (for free.)

What I usually get for free is a guide or a google to find what I missed. For more, I have to work the issues or pay to get it fixed.

No sarcasm was felt by me here or intended. This is how it is today.

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