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    A few small problems after swapping the motherboard

    Hi all. I'm just posting in general to get some ideas but can be more specific on models, bios, and such things later if needed. I helped my roommate change the ASUS motherboard he has because he didn't know how to do it. I got everything going, not problems with the swap or anything. Got the...
  2. derekthecat

    Setting up a RAID 1

    I have a Promise Pegasus R4 which I'm using as an external RAID drive. It's 4 x 2TB drives being used as an 8TB array (ie saving randomly across all 4 drives). I want to set it up as 2 x 4TB drives. One which backs up to/mirrors the other. I can't make any sense of the instruction manual. Can...
  3. M

    Cannot create a Storage Pool of drives "Win 10 Software Raid

    I added 2 new exact same 4 TB drives that I want to set up as a software raid 1 to prevent loss of data if a single drive fails. It should write the data to both drives at the same time. This should be straightforward to set up - under control panel - storage spaces - create a new pool -...
  4. A

    Can I move a RAID array to another computer or VirtualBox?

    I have two Western Digital Internal Hard Drives from an old Windows computer. They were configured as a RAID 0 pair using the built-in RAID capability of the motherboard. I seem to recall the built-in RAID controller being Intel, but it was quite a while ago and I could be mistaken. The...
  5. J

    RAID issue with customer. Any help would be appreciated...

    So a customer calls me and says he needs a new motherboard Asus sent him put in. He said Asus told him the old board died because of a Win 10 update (I didn't even think it would be possible without a failed bios flash). He didn't mention anything else and I normally never work with RAID setups...
  6. M

    Intel RST SSD cache setup help

    Hello Tech Guys I'd like to ask for help. I want to setup SSD cache. The system (w10 pro 64) is installed on an NVMe M.2 SSD / installed in M2P - 32G slot so all SATA ports are enabled / And I want to speed up my SATA HDD storeage with an SATA SSD as cache drive (NO OPTANE) It's a Z370...
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    Raid missing in windows 7

    Hello, I have (3) 2TB drives ran in RAID 5 that seems to have this disappeared in windows 7 this morning. I believe the RAID is controlled through my motherboard (ASUS Crosshair V Formula Z), using AMD RaidXpert utility. This utility shows all physical drives status as 'functional', S.M.A.R.T...
  8. crcook84

    Making a custom built server

    I’m thinking of rebuilding a server I made for myself. Originally, I had an Antec tower that had 2 drive bays that could hold three 3.5 drives. I put 9 drives in it because the motherboard could support 6 and I had a spare SATA PCI card from another project that could hold 4 drives. One of the...
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    Best Set Up For Audio Recording With Multiple Hard Drives

    Im using an (early 2011) Mac Book Pro running OS Sierra 10.12.3. Upgraded internal HDD to Sumsung 250gb SSD, also 16gb DDR3 ram... using specifically for Audio Recording/mixing and mastering sessions with Logic Pro X. The Question: I have the ability to set up multiple Hard Drives, and need to...
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    Solved Windows Server 2012 R2 Raid 5 Unallocated Space

    We purchased a Dell PowerEdge R320 Server which has three 2 TB SAS hard drives with the hope of configuring RAID 5. However after selecting BIOS mode and re-imaging with Windows Server 2012 R2( via a USB drive) we could not realise the full RAID 5 space as there was some unusable unallocated...
  11. Lu Zhun

    Solved Questions about RAID Setup

    Hello. I am installing 2 Samsung 850 Pro (256gb) versions and am going to set them up as RAID 0. I am just going to list the options I see the motherboard BIOS is giving me when creating the RAID and would like to know what the best setup is and maybe more explanation on what each option is...
  12. F

    Solved Migrate OS from 3 RAID 5 (one failed) HDDs to 2 RAID 0 SSDs

    I keep trying to migrate it using minitool partition wizard but whenever the action has been completed it won't boot from the SSDs windows recovery comes up. Any suggestions?
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    3 Raid 5 HDD's only read and write at 10MB/s

    These hard drives are getting older (5 years) so it may just be wear at this point but I ran some diagnostics and looked at SMART but nothing pointed out to me why they are reading and writing so slow. If it can't be fixed then I would like to upgrade to SSD's 2 in raid 0 and I'm looking at the...
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