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RAID Controller Compatibility for P67

I have a RAID 0 array created using a Sabretooth P67 motherboard's on board RAID controller. This uses the intel P67 chipset to create the RAID. The motherboard has died but (so far as I know) the ...
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how to use Intel RAID 1 on windows 7 boot drive

I have a motherboard with Intel RAID. and 2 new and empty 1T HDD. I want to use 2 HDD as RAID 1 (Mirror) to install Windows 7 pro (C: drive). What is the best or correct way to do it? I have ...
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How does one enter RAID configuration on ultrabook devices, such as Asus Zenbook UX301-LA?

This laptop has two SSDs which come configured from the factory in a RAID-0 configuration. At the time I was running VMs and other similar workloads on this machine, so I forced the machine to expose ...
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Configuring RAID on Intel DX58SO CTRL+I does not enter RAID Config Utility

I have two 3TB HDD plugged into SATA 0 and SATA 1. I configured the drives for RAID in the BIOS and now when I boot I see the RAID config screen. The screen lists all my drives as it should and says ...
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Can I setup two RAID arrays on a single intel z97 controller?

Let me preface this by saying that I have never setup a RAID array myself, other than by using software RAID 0 in Windows for a set of storage drives. I purchased a new ASUS Maximus VII Hero ...
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RAID 0 Volatile Volume Cache Mode configuration

I discovered that in IRST there is an option to set a cache mode for my 3 ssd raid 0 array. I've read the documentation by Intel and have some questions: Are there any overall benefits/risks from ...
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Intel Rapid Storage Technology missing drives when trying to create a new volume

I had 2 non-bootable HDDs in a RAID 1 configuration through Intel Rapid Storage Technology. Recently IRST started giving out warnings about the S.M.A.R.T. data of one of the drives so I decided to ...
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Dell Precision T3500 Intel Rapid Storange Technology shows no Acceleration option?

I have a Dell Precision T3500 with a 2TB HDD with my OS installed and a brand new 128GB SSD which is not formatted. The SATA mode is set to RAID in BIOS and the latest version of the Intel Rapid ...
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Intel Rapid Storage Technology RAID Setup always shows on system startup

Is there a way of getting the Press <CTRL - I> screen to not show on startup? Or is it permanently there as long as I have RAID?
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What is the total SATA bandwidth of the Intel Z68 chipset?

Take a look at this page for the Intel Z68 chipset: http://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/chipsets/mainstream-chipsets/z68-express-chipset.html In the diagram, the line connecting the chipset to the ...
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Intel RST Drive missing error — with a twist

I'm beginning to think that Intel RST software on Windows 8.1 is having issues. The Components Involved I am using the following: Windows 8.1 Asus Maximus V Extreme motherboard with latest ...
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Would an Intel raid configuration benefit from Intel Smart Response feature?

My hard drive took a dive so I looking at getting some new drives. I was thinking of getting 3 WD Black Edition 1TB disks. My motherboard has the Intel Matrix Storage feature and I was going to hook ...
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Intel RAID within the motherboard persistence information

I was wondering: where the Intel RAID (fakeraid) controller available on many mainstream motherboard persist the raid information? On the disks or in some solid memory on the motherboard? EDIT BTW I ...
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How do I mark a disk as OK (Asus/Intel Software RAID)

I have an Asus P8Z77V_PRO mobo using Intel RAID (Windows 7 x64). A drive has an error, but after examining it with SMART tools, I'm satisfied the drive is fine. Unfortunately, I can't figure out how ...
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Intel Rapid Storage Technology service always crashes

I'm running Windows 7 x64 on a system based on an Asus Z87-Deluxe motherboard; the storage is configured for RAID mode; there is a single SSD drive for the O.S. and two 4-TB disks in a RAID 1 setup ...
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How to remove a hard drive from an Intel RST RAID configuration?

Background I'm on a Windows 8 machine. I had 2 x 1 TB HDDs in a RAID1 configuration utilizing the Intel RST software. One of the HDDs went bad according to Intel's RST application I removed the hard ...
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RAID1 w/Intel RST — can I replace failed drive with bigger drive?

The Setup I have 2 x 1TB drives in a RAID1 configuration. One of the hard drives has failed and so my RAID situation is degraded. All data is backed up via Backblaze as well so I'm not worried about ...
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Build a degraded RAID 1 on Intel's Z87 chipset?

New motherboard comes in tomorrow, it's an ASUS Z87-Pro, and given the HDD scares I've had recently, I've decided to use a few new drives in conjunction with the old ones in two RAID 1 arrays. (yes, I ...
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How to install windows 2012 drivers for intel ICH8 raid?

I must install windows 2012 on a Dell T5400 precision workstation. The computer has 2 SSD configured in RAID 1 (mirror). I cannot find drivers to report their state in windows. There is no point to ...
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What's the difference between an OROM driver and a “regular” driver?

What's the difference between an OROM driver ("option-ROM") and a "regular" Windows-level driver? I see a lot of chatter amidst the BIOS-modding community about OROM drivers (modules?) and ...
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Intel Rapid Storage Technology quits with iastorui.exe error

Problem details problem event name: bex fault module name: isdi2.dll Clean install windows 7 Ult, x64 errors out with same error whether I install 11.6 or 11.7 I did the clean install in hopes of ...
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Terrible write speeds with Z77 Intel 510 RAID 0

I just bought an Asus P8Z77-V Pro board today, connected my old Intel 510's in RAID 0 mode on the Intel controller and installed Windows 7. I'm gettings read speeds of around 900mb/s, but the writes ...
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Solid State Drive Occasionally Freezes For A Minute While OS Is “Beach Balling”

Almost a month ago I bought Intel 330 128GB solid state drive, migrated my data with Intel branded limited-feature Acronis from old HDD to new SSD, optimized with Intel Toolbox and started using it. ...
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How can I create a single RAID volume with a single HDD?

I have an i7 3770k, Asus P8Z77-Pro and two drives. An SSD 120Gb and a regular HDD 500Gb. I'm interesting in using the SSD with the Intel's Smart Response technology. As stated in the requirements: ...
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Intel Matrix Storage Manager vs Linux Software RAID

The chipset I'm using supports the Intel RSTe technology. It means that I have two options for RAID setup: Ordinary linux software RAID, using mdadm command. RSTe (either by the BIOS or, again, ...
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How do I reset a disk to non-RAID?

I had a couple SATA hard disks in a RAID 1 array. I reset them to non-RAID in the Intel raid manager, and removed one drive. Despite the raid controller saying it's not a RAID disk, and even ...
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What is a “recovery set” in Intel MSM?

Intel Matrix Storage Manager offers several levels of RAID. Most of these I am familiar with (RAID 0 striping, RAID 1 mirror, RAID 1+0 striped mirror, RAID 5 striping with redundancy). But there's ...
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What does the Intel RST Service (not the technology) actually do?

I understand Intel RST and purchased my machine specifically for Smart Response Technology. I'm pretty sure the RST & Smart Response Technology is handled by the RAID controller, so I'm curious ...
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Windows doesn't want to boot when enablig Intel Smart Response Technology

I have recently built a new computer and bought a 120GB Corsair Force 3 SSD hard drive with it. I installed it all, and everything was runnig smoothly, but then I decided to try the Intel Smart ...
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How to reinstall the Intel Matrix Storage Manager option ROM

I have a Dell Precision R5400 rack mount computer. It originally came with a the Intel Matrix Storage Manager option ROM installed. But then we decided to remove the RAID drives and replace them with ...
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Adding RAID drivers on Windows XP

I am trying to get the IRST INTEL RAID drivers installed on an XP system. I can only boot the XP system in IDE mode, but then I get the 'wrong hardware' message trying to install the RAID drivers. I ...
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Add a hard drive to expand RAID 5 array on Intel RST (Rapid Storage Technology)?

I have a RAID 5 array of 3x1.5TB hard drives currently set up on my Asus P8P67 motherboard, and I'm wondering if I could add another 1.5TB hard drive to it without having to back up my data and ...
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Intel Rapid Storage / Smart Response SSD caching issue

Background Recently built my own PC. It works! Almost. It's been a while since getting into the guts of these things, so I'm familiar but may be missing something simple. FYI, I don't care about ...
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Intel Rapid Storage Technology Undo

When I installed Windows 7 on this computer, I saw Intel Rapid Storage Technology on it, and I created a Volume of the two drives in this computer thinking that this would like combine the size of the ...
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Raid Configuration Troubleshooting

I have a simple RAID at home with 2 mirrored drives and for some reason I cannot get any sort of performance out of them... Running hdparm -t I consistently score about 100MB/s, but I get 250 to 300 ...
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Windows 7 Will not boot from SSD when other Controller has raid enabled

I have recently put together a new high-end gaming / work PC. The relevant hardware items for this problem are as follows: 1 x ASUS Maximus IV Extreme-Z Intel Motherboard 2 x Western Digital Caviar ...
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How to remove RAID flag on unstriped drive without losing data?

I have a Gigabyte Z68X-UD4-B3 motherboard. It advertises this new thing called "XHD", which is like RAID but makes a SSD and traditional-style drive work together to enable high speed with high ...
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How to install ESXi 4.1 with an Intel SRCS28X?

I have a Dell 2850 rack server and just purchased an Intel SRCS28X 8 port SATA card for it. Previously I ran VMware's ESXi server with no issues, but it wont recognize the new card. I read that the ...
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Intel Rapid Storage RAID 5 error, “Missing Drive”

Just recently I purchased a new motherboard for my PC due to the fact I had a motherboard with the defective 67 Intel chipset. The reason I bought the new motherboard was because I started getting ...
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“Acceleration” not available in Intel SRT menu

I have an Asus Z68 Motherboard on an existing system running Windows 7 x64. I now want to install an OCZ Agility 3 SSD to make use of the Intel Smart Response Technology. Apparently, it's not an easy ...
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Using Intel Rapid Storage Technology RAID-1 in “on request” update mode is a viable backup solution?

I have 2 Seagate Barracuda Green 2TB HDD in RAID 1 using Intel Rapid Storage Technology. I use them as a storage volume, that is not accessed very frequently, and most importantly, that is not written ...
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Possible to access Intel Matrix Raid 1 partition from chipset without ICH*R?

I have got 2 HDDs that were part of an Intel Matrix Raid (now "Rapid Storage Technology") where I had it setup as half RAID 0 and half RAID 1. The motherboard had an ICH9R chipset I think. The ...
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OK to use Windows while a RAID array is building?

I've just put together a nice clean, fresh install of Windows 7 x64, and my two primary harddisks are building a software RAID1 array in the background while I type this. But I want to move over ...
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What is the intel matrix storage manager? and what is IAAnotif.exe doing running in the background?

I have windows 7 and this is running in the background. Using process explorer, I can see most of the DLLs are named, but two are unsigned called locale.nls an SortDefault.nls. One has no description ...
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Compatibility Problem ? Intel DP43TF with Promise Fastrek TX4650

When I installed a Promise Fastrek TX4650 PCI-E RAID card to Intel DP43TF, the RAID card does not function (totally). But when I put the same RAID card to another motherboard, the RAID card works as ...
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Which channels to have a raid 5 array on the Intel ICH10R controller?

What is the best option to have a raid 5 array with 3 disks in the six channel Intel ICH10R controller? On channel 1, 3 and 5. Channel 1, 2 and 3 etc... Or doesnt this matter on the performance?
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Windows XP corrupts registry every several hours

There is a Dell XPS 400 with Windows Media Center installer. It is installed on RAID (Intel Matrix Storage) which is built-in chipset south bridge. Raid has two 150 Gb WDC drivers connected as ...
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How to install the TRIM RAID update for the Intel storage controller?

I just found this article, that says that Intel now supports TRIM for SSDs when the Intel storage controller is in RAID mode. It links to this download page. I'm pretty excited about that, but I'm a ...
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Intel ICH9/10R raid 5 drive failure

About a year ago I was using the native Intel ICH9R Raid 5 an Intel P35 based motherboard. The system was running Vista x64 and when one of the drives failed Vista blue screened on boot until I had ...