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If I raid 0 two of these
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820233194

Will I have to install the firmware update once? Or do I have to install it on each ssd? Or what exactly, can someone explain?

Also, I've been hearning that there's no problems with this 60gb ssd, only with the 120gb one. If I raid 0 will that change?
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post #2 of 22
1) Each drive. The firmware resides on each SSD.
2) You'll have 2x 60 GB drives, not a 120 GB drive.
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What are the steps?

1)setup raid 0
2)install windows
3)This confuses me. How would I install it on each ssd here?
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Anyone?



Am I supposed to install the firmware before windows 7 and raid0? If yes, then how?
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post #5 of 22
ok

the first thing you will need to do is with your current setup download the latest drivers and save to a flash drive

shut down pc

install ssd

power on pc and then go into bios

change setting in bios from ide or what ever the setting is to raid

hit F10 and enter

when booting up it will ask you to hit CTRl + i - do it

create your raid type - so you want to do stripe or raid 0

select your ssd

name it what ever you want to call it

then save raid config

now i would have the windows dvd in your optical drive

let windos install but, when it asks to install raid drives press the key it says you must to inisiate the drivers update

once finished doing the raid drivers updatre continue with the windows install

then switch off defrag and tweak windows to your likeing

DONE
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post #6 of 22
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let windos install but, when it asks to install raid drives press the key it says you must to inisiate the drivers update
Can you explain this part please? I didn't understand.

And don't we have to install the ssd's firmware update on each ssd?
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post #7 of 22
If you want to update the firmware on each SSD,Then it must be done before you setup the Raid 0 array.
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Won't it require me to format the drive before doing raid0 ?
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Won't it require me to format the drive before doing raid0 ?
No.
post #10 of 22
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What about files already on one drive? If I do raid0 will half of them move to the other drive or what exactly will happen?
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