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If you go to your named folder (e.g. Yes, leave BIOS configuration as Raid. Reply Doggy says: February 12, 2014 at 5:27 pm Yes -50G onto 500G drive Reply doggy says: February 12, 2014 at 11:05 pm Ok I managed it. Login now. this content

Needed to edit its registry offline. 13. Turns out the bios could only see a single usb device as a boot source and it was looking at the hd with the backups. RAID should be used if you plan on using RAID, it's really that simple. PC: (self built) AMD Asus A7N8Rev2.0 w/Phoenix 10.08 Bios / CPU Athlon XP 3200 2.2gH / 3 GB Ram. http://www.tomshardware.com/forum/265977-32-boot-drive-raid-storage-setup

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Select IDE mode at step 10, you would really like AHCI but most likely you will need to install the AHCI drivers first, or it wont boot. The first two options are unavailable, they just hang up with a flashing cursor and then the option with reduced graphics and safe mode, it cannot find the backup file on So i put the drives to ports 2 &3. It also depends on what data is written where and in what order, although it's probably fast because the OS and early-install stuff is striped across the SSD drive.

The RAID is set in the BIOS of an ASUS P6T-Deluxe V2 MB. I would still go with all the backups before you start though, just in case. You should then be able to create the array from the controller BIOS when booting up, or software after you boot up. Clone Raid 0 To Single Ssd Re: Breaking RAID1 - Need specific instructions allan_intel May 14, 2014 8:01 AM (in response to IngBert) Hi IngBert.

So I had to shave a bit off my main partition and expand the system area. Hopefully the above story will help out someone else. I deleted the array and plugged in the SSD, allowed the system to reboot and it booted right into windows. There is a program, Intel raid management software, which I deleted, then deleted the Intel raid drivers under device manager.

Utterly and completely easy, brainless, and successful cloning from the Windows 7 drive to the SSD, even while working in Windows. How To Setup Raid In Bios and then defragged again. i havnt installed anything though..so I'm confused there http://www.gigabyte.com/products/product-page.aspx?pid=3765#dl SATA RAID Version Size Date Download Here Intel SATA Preinstall driver (For AHCI / RAID Mode) Note: Press F6 during Windows setup Now I am trying to figure out how to create the backup/restore CD.

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So far good. http://en.community.dell.com/support-forums/disk-drives/f/3534/t/19996147 If so, does it matter which drive I leave in the machine to become the main drive? Raid 0 Boot Drive You should be in a similar setup as me, and I am doing exactly this right now with my C300 SSD. Raid 0 Boot Drive With Windows 7 using AHCI.

On the Gigabyte website they state that their Z68 has, "Support for SATA RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 5, and RAID 10 * When a RAID set is built across the http://hcsprogramming.com/raid-0/raid-0-performance.php adbsgicom View Public Profile Find More Posts by adbsgicom 10 Feb 2011 #4 Golden Windows 7 Ult. Yes, that's correct 2. asked 6 years ago viewed 4707 times active 1 year ago Blog Women in the 2016 Stack Overflow Survey Related 16Hardware RAID Controller Support for SSD TRIM29Should I RAID my SSDs?24Scaling How To Make A Bootable Raid 0

I,m going with an ASUS p8z68 V Pro/Gen with Patriot 60 GB SSD and 1 TB Seagate Barracuda both say they are SATA3 (6 gb/s) so my Q is do I I doubt that you will see any real difference from raid-0 performance. I have not restored anything at this point, just tried to see if the CD would boot and find the image. have a peek at these guys x64 CPU Intel i7 860 @ 2.80 GHz O/C'ed to 4.0GHz Motherboard Gigabyte P55A-UD3R Rev.1.

There are also the options to "Let Windows choose" and "Let me choose" with the latter being limited and the former conditionally including a system image. How To Setup Raid 0 Ssd Reply JonnyS says: February 3, 2014 at 6:44 pm This is a great guide Badbod and just the sort of help I have been looking for. If you run into any problems in the future or have any questions of a technical nature, please to do not hesitate to contact us again.Allan.

Yes - but RAID is a great alternative if you are running with "old fashion harddrives"....

  1. Log in to Reply jefsoltor says: January 21, 2012 at 11:17 pm Where does the part about Activating AHCI come in?
  2. Log in to Reply Kevin520 says: August 25, 2012 at 12:44 am To reply to my last reply, I found that, in my case, it was the pagefile.sys that was causing
  3. Here is snapshot of choices in BIOS where I do set it...
  4. Log in to Reply praetor says: February 25, 2012 at 2:22 am I have followed your instructions exactly and everything has been great until I try to install the image to
  5. Rebooted the box and under BIOS, disabled SATA0 and SATA1 so the RAID array is no longer visible.
  6. I selected this Before posting this thread i have Asus p8H77 V LE i don't know if its supports trim with Raid or not..but need help to get 100% performance.

I would like to put the HDDs onto the Intel controller as well along with the SSD and use them in a RAID 0 configuration, but it doesn't seem to work This is because i never initially set my controller to be raid when installing Windows 7. Tell me... Asus Raid Setup Rule: Any disc created when your Bios is in Raid mode, even if it isn't a raid disc itself, HAS TO HAVE THIS DRIVER installed on it for Windows to recognize

Re: Breaking RAID1 - Need specific instructions allan_intel Apr 29, 2014 10:57 AM (in response to IngBert) Hello IngBert, thanks for joining.The option "Reset Disks to Non-RAID" is available only if Hence, I didn't want to do any more fresh installs, just clones of this. 2. Turns out there's a program/driver that has to be placed on the Windows 7 drive in order for it to even be seen in Windows when switching from Raid to AHCI check my blog I have a RAID 0 config apparently (2 physical drives 500GB each) and about 460GB data in total.

i entered it and i configured raid for port 4 and port 5 of my 2 disks to be RAID 1. (Ports 0&1 are sata3, ports 2,3,4,5 are sata2). I just cloned it. There are clean install work arounds with this version of Windows 7, so I suppose it would be as simple as reformatting the WD HDD then installing the OS to the Articles & News Forum Graphics & Displays CPU Components Motherboards Games Storage Overclocking Tutorials All categories Chart For IT Pros Get IT Center Brands Tutorials Other sites Tom's Guide Tom's

A definitive 'How To' would be great or even a sticky.System: Windows 7 Ultimate x64Motherboard: Intel DP55KGHard Drives: Two identical WD RE3 750 GB SATA Hard Drives (WD7502ABYS)RAID Config: RAID1 on My current drives are SATA2 SSD main drive and a SATA3 1TB media drive. I was shocked to see that they used a striped raid to combine both drives into one surprisingly fast logical drive. If I am correct, will the transfer to RAID 1 SSD be simply be a case of cloning as if it were a single disc setup?

Could governments and banks become CAs? Reply badbod says: December 16, 2014 at 8:16 pm This should work fine, as you are not disabling the RAID. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks. I was finally able to d/l the Paragon Recovery Media builder (and its manual) but I could not make it work.

Please help me or direct me to another support!Thank in advance again.Ingvar Like Show 0 Likes(0) Actions 11.