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I just got my RAID0 installed (without a hitch, I might add.). However, every time I reboot, before I get to the BIOS, I get the RAID BIOS option (detecting storage drives, press F10 to access RAID setup utility). Is this something I have to live with? I have verified that my SSD is first on the boot order. I even made it the ONLY thing in the boot sequence. If I just let it sit, it times out and goes on to boot.

Also, for what it's worth, "quick boot" is enabled.
Edited by hooah212002 - 8/11/11 at 9:58pm
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How long is it waiting there? It should be detecting the drives in a couple seconds - maybe 5 seconds max?

The RAID BIOS does slow down POSTing quite a lot - but the tradeoff is more performance from RAID-0 once you get into Windows. wink.gif
     
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Originally Posted by Kramy;14555007 
How long is it waiting there? It should be detecting the drives in a couple seconds - maybe 5 seconds max?

The RAID BIOS does slow down POSTing quite a lot - but the tradeoff is more performance from RAID-0 once you get into Windows. wink.gif

Yea, it's just a few seconds. So it is something that cannot be bypassed?
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Just leave the computer on! smile.gif problem solved! i leave mine on all day but then again i remote access it a good bit to.cool.gif
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Alright, thanks guys.
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This is normal. Mine does the same thing, except I'm booting from a partition on my RAID 0 array. It also takes a little time to initialize the array.
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It's normal. I had a RAID 0 array, and yea, i had to live with it. It is made to initialize the array and detect any non-RAID discs that might be added.
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Yeah it's common you will have to wait that extra period unfortunately... something we all deal with as the controllers have to initialize... I have to deal with that RAID controller loading, then my Marvell controller for the 6GB controllers to load...
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