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If you have a recent motherboard, chances are you also have an ICHR10 chip on that motherboard that gives you raid0 capabilities without spending a single $.
Highpoint is for most of their cards in the 'toys' category, just like Promise. Their 3530 cards start to get real, but still with several limitations like all too small cache memory, despite a near $ 600 price tag. Good brands are Areca, Atto and some Adaptec or LSI models.
In your case, I would not spend any money on a Highpoint but use on-board raid capabilities.
Thanks. I'm glad I asked. My pc is a couple of years old. Maybe I'll pick up a couple of Caviar blacks and an enclosure.
Very few boards in the last couple of years do not support raid. The only ones I have seen have been micro atx. If you want a small raid setup and have limited space inside the system then I would look at an external 4bay e-sata multiplexing unit. There are many options out now including units that require little to no management.