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im installing win7 and to my interest, my mobo apparently doesn't have a raid controller... will this be an issue?
    
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If you want to install Windows to a RAID0 array, it will be an issue, because you can't without one.
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without the controller or the drivers?
    
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your motherboard needs a raid controller in order to be able to use raid.. I would recommending either buying a new motherboard that supports raid or buying a raid controller which will fit in a PCI slot
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without the controller or the drivers?
Both.

In order to get windows to install to a RAID array, you need to have a fakeRAID controller and load the drivers for it during the installation.
post #16 of 17
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sigh... i guess this means i can't raid cuz i don't have money to buy another motherboard. any good raid controllers i could buy? preferably cheap.
    
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sigh... i guess this means i can't raid cuz i don't have money to buy another motherboard. any good raid controllers i could buy? preferably cheap.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...=PCI%20Express
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