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I have a M4A89TD Mobo I want to run 2 hard drives in Raid 0 and 2 in regular IDE. The ones I want to run in raid are corsiar 120 gb ssd. I want to run my OS and games on these and use the 2 200 gb regular hdd for storage like music etc.

My problem is how to set it up. Ive bin in the bios my ssd are currently on the 1 n 2 sata ports and the other hard drives are not contected. Ive changed my bios to AHCI and hit Ctrl+f and nothing. I then switched it to RAID and I can then get into the utility but I dont get how to put them into Raid 0 theres not a way to switch it. Also I ve hered I need drivers to Install windows on Raid 0. Im installing windows Vista 64 bit. where do i get these drivers and how do i install them before I install the OS. Take it easy this is the first computer Ive ever put together.

I think I got the Raid setup I press the ctrl+c. and set it up Now when I load windows or try no drives are showing. how do I get it to show is this drivers i need thanks for your time.
post #2 of 8
I'm not familiar with you mobo, but you need to run bios setting in RAID mode. Once you get into the utility like you mention, you build the array. You then need the "F6" windows drivers when loading Windows. When you are installing the OS, you get to the point where it may show your drives and you should have an option to load additional drivers. This is where you load the "F6" drivers. Once loaded, you should see the RAID array and then proceed to install the OS. Once completed, you then hook up the other HDDs and then set the bios boot priority to the RAID array.

You need to get the F6 drivers from the CD or download fro the mobo website.

This may help:
http://www.legitreviews.com/article/454/1/
     
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I'm not familiar with you mobo, but you need to run bios setting in RAID mode. Once you get into the utility like you mention, you build the array. You then need the "F6" windows drivers when loading Windows. When you are installing the OS, you get to the point where it may show your drives and you should have an option to load additional drivers. This is where you load the "F6" drivers. Once loaded, you should see the RAID array and then proceed to install the OS. Once completed, you then hook up the other HDDs and then set the bios boot priority to the RAID array.

You need to get the F6 drivers from the CD or download fro the mobo website.

This may help:
http://www.legitreviews.com/article/454/1/
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Why do you want to run SSDs in RAID-0? Sandforce SSDs, too? Double the chance of failure... ick!
     
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post #5 of 8
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The are the new corsair ones and I have already recalled so no problems. The force 3 also ssd drives last longer and are not as pronned to failure as HDD drives. I also get over 1000 mbs in Raid 0 with these ssd drives. Im still looking for the drivers for my mobo if anyone knows a link. thanks again.
post #6 of 8
AHCI / RAID Drivers: http://support.amd.com/us/gpudownloa...d_windows.aspx

You may have to extract the required files.

I go over the process in some of my posts here: http://www.overclock.net/hard-drives...l#post13864299
     
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Ok It still doesnt register. The F6 doesnt work i think thats for XP.Im just looking for the drivers that i can download and burn onto a disc and install in vista when the window shows the hard drives and to install on. when it says install or should i say load more drivers. I tried your drivers to kramy and it wouldnt burn something about copyrights
post #8 of 8
All you need are the driver files on a USB stick. When you get to the part where it sees your HDDs and has the load additional drivers option, load the driver files from your USB stick. I suggest both 64 and 32 bit. Once they are loaded, continue with the install. Just make sure you use the RAID drivers for the SATA chipset you're using or connected to on the mobo. Some boards have more than one RAID chipset and are specific to the SATA ports.
     
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