Forum discussion tagged with raid.
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    Question [MAJOR] Fix Potential Corrupted SSD; How to Revert The SATA Controller Back From RAID to AHCI

    --CONTEXT-- Greetings, everyone. So, over the past five weeks I've been dealing with a corrupted ssd after I unplugged the desktop from the power socket. I was getting impatient when the computer took longer than usual to boot up. Bad move, I know. I've been learning that the hard way. About...
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    Question Why do i get an error for optane/RAID and can't access BIOS even after unplugging all the SATA devices?

    CONTEXT: So i built this PC for a friend last week, it has an ASUS B360M-A motherboard, an intel 9400F processor, one SATA3 2.5" SSD (new) and one SATA3 HDD (used). To be able to use the 9th gen processor, i used an 8th gen processor to install windows 10 in the SSD, and ASUS Ez update software...
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    Question RAID migration query to new motherboard

    Hello All, My first post here, I'm hoping to get a better understanding of an issue that I have been faced with. I had a 4x 4TB WD Red drive array running in RAID5 on a ASRock Rack C2750D4I mobo, unfortunately for me the board died and I now need to purchase a replacement, hoping that I can...
  4. Question Errors configuring RAIDXpert2

    I am having some difficulty setting up RAID on an ASRock FM2A68M-DG3+ Mobo. When I run rcadm.efi and enter rcadm -M -id -d 0 1 to initialize the drives I get the following message: Uninitialized disk or disk with unknown state found Unknown Online, Disk 0 Before I go an alternate route, I...
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    Question MSI b450 tomahawk RAID issues

    MB: MSI B450 Tomahawk Memory: Corsair Vengeance 16 gb ddr4/2400 CPU: Ryzen 1600 Storage: 3 x Samsung Evo Asus DVD drive. I have a strange situation with setting up RAID 1 on this MB. I set the SATA Mode to RAID in the BIOS and boot the machine up. I <ctrl>R are the top of the boot up and get...
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    Question dlink NAS DNS 323

    Hi all, I have a Dlink DNS 323 nas and I just bought two 2gb HDD. I want both to be the same, but not use Raid 1. I want to do it manually. So I have all my files on the first HDD. I want to insert the second HDD and copy the files from the first HDD to the second HDD. instead of doing it...
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    Question AHCI OR RAID?

    Hello, today I wanted to see something in the bios of my pc and I found out that I could choose between ahci or raid. I was wondering which would be better for my pc? My pc:
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    Question RAID setup on AsRock x399

    Hello i am trying to setup a raid on mobo asrock x399 - as manual said to switch SATA mode to RAID - but after that i cant boot from any hdd (i can only see a usb drives) even with that i cant see any array to create too (only see all drives in list without arrays) manual...
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    Question Switching information between two SSDs

    So I got two SSDs, 256 and 1TB, I have most of my stuff in the 256 since I got that first. I started storing useless files in the 1TB...&Now I'm running out of space in the 256. Is there a way I can swap these? What I'm thinking is making a split on the 1TB, and transfer everything from 256 to...
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    Question How to add another logical volume to KVM

    My VM can't see the second RAID array on my server system. I have a Dell PE2900 with ubuntu server installed on a small RAID array set aside for the OS. I have a second larger array for working with.. plan to use it for storage and serving up a game online. when I create a VM the only drive...
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    Question Intel matrix raid ? Intel optane in raid

    A quotation I received from local shop The Final Spec List:- Intel i5 9th Gen 4.2GHZ 6C 6T.OC Extreme Overclocked Arctic Alumina AS5-12G Syringe Thermal Compound 120MM LGA 1151 Cooler Gigabyte H370 ITX Mbo 128GB DDR4 SUPP. 16GB DDR4 RAM OC 2400Mhz XMP Low Latency HS RGB OpenGl and Cuda...
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    Question Best way to setup disks

    Hi, I have setup a PC based on a Gigabyte X470 Aorus Gaming 7 Wifi + 2700X. I have the following disk attached: 500GB Samsung nvme disk on m2.1 Sata0: Samsung 250gb ssd Sata1: Samsung 250gb ssd Sata4: WD RED 3TB Sata5: WD RED 3TB Obviously the two WD disk are for storage / backup. Any...
  13. Question Raid HELP

    So my server has a raid array Logical Drive 1 showing critical status so i go to view what it is. one of the 2 drives shows up as missing (see photo below) I cant find a way to get the drive back into the array when i view the unassigned drives the drive that is missing is there (see photo...
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    [SOLVED] RAID 0 vs AMD StoreMI

    So StoreMI is incompatible with any non-AHCI drive configuration. Is there any info regarding the comparative performances of each? (this is said from the standpoint of someone who has access to both) Update: if you come across this, I misread what StoreMI does and my question is no longer valid.
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    [SOLVED] Cannot create RAID on Win7 x64 Pro using External 32gb USB sticks

    Would any know why this is not allowing me to create a RAID? SCREEN CAP: View:
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    Question RAID 0 and Crazy Boot Time

    Hello everybody. I have 2x 1TB HDD in a RAID 0 configuration (Onboard Intel RAID Controller)... I then have a M.2 SSD that I use to boot off. When I restart or turn the computer on its take roughly 10 minutes for the computer to actually boot. During this time the Hard Drive are not working...
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    Question Cannot install windows 10 with RAID Controller

    I'm having real trouble getting this set up, What I'm trying to achieve is the following Samsung 500GB SSD: Windows 10 WD Black 3TB HDD: Games and some media The trouble starts with the two new Seagate Ironwolf 10TB I want to set up in a RAID 1 setup for Movies. My MBO is a ROG Maximus VIII...
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    Question Can I run Intel RST and SRT with 2 SSDs (NO HDD)? Want to improve performance!

    I only have 2 SSDs, and I would like to run Intel Rapid Storage Technology in conjunction with Smart Response Technology. Can I do this to improve performance? I do not have an HDD. It takes my computer over 1 minute to boot up. I would like to reduce this time, as well as improve performance...
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    Question RAID disk usage (Active Time) at 100%, slowing reads to a crawl

    I've had a RAID1 working flawlessly for several months now, and last night, after a failed update that was automatically rolled back [on Windows 10 Pro], it developed a serious problem. It's a single RAID1 used for data only as my D drive. Whenever I try to access the RAID disk, it's usage...
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    Question PC firsty had BIOS loop, now died

    Heyy guyys, i am desperate and just trying to search for hope that doesn't exist. 2 hours ago my pc crashed, everything freezed with 1 click. Then i had a BIOS loop. After restarting the pc via the restart button (because the pc was frozen so i couldn't restart the normal way) it opened the msi...