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Like i said i bought an SSD the muskin chronos 240gig that have already one i bought another one to RAID0 everything was fine put that on RAID 0 instal my Win7 i put the nvidia driver and everything and after restarting My raid status is Failed i replug the SSD just to make sure it was well plug and then RAID0 status was good and after another restard i have a failed RAID 0 status another time an so on! should i RMA it? it seems like the product was used before = = because thats not the original box and the box is really used loll

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post #2 of 10
Use HD Tune to test the drive for errors, update the firmware.
Did you enable AHCI mode in the Bios?
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Use HD Tune to test the drive for errors, update the firmware.
Did you enable AHCI mode in the Bios?
i cannot if i enable AHCI i wont be able to have RAID 0 activate and i try to put the drive on AHCI it does run for a couple of restart but sometimes it wont show up like it was not plug but it is .
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and i ddont know how to update the firmware :S
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I don't have ssd in Raid, but I think you need to install windows while they are in AHCI mode and then setup the raid array afterwards, though you may have already done this...

To update the firmware, you will need a blank disk, then just follow the instructions on Crucials site.
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I don't have ssd in Raid, but I think you need to install windows while they are in AHCI mode and then setup the raid array afterwards, though you may have already done this...

To update the firmware, you will need a blank disk, then just follow the instructions on Crucials site.
thanks i will try the first thing you says and for the firmware i found something to update it on the Mushkin forum for my chronos model
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I don't have ssd in Raid, but I think you need to install windows while they are in AHCI mode and then setup the raid array afterwards, though you may have already done this...

To update the firmware, you will need a blank disk, then just follow the instructions on Crucials site.
You cant have raid0 in AHCI mode, you have to disable raid0 and update the firmware on the ssd one at a time then you put them back in raid0 and install Windows.
If you istall Windows into one drive and then enble raid0 will wipe out Windows.
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Like i said i bought an SSD the muskin chronos 240gig that have already one i bought another one to RAID0 everything was fine put that on RAID 0 instal my Win7 i put the nvidia driver and everything and after restarting My raid status is Failed i replug the SSD just to make sure it was well plug and then RAID0 status was good and after another restard i have a failed RAID 0 status another time an so on! should i RMA it? it seems like the product was used before = = because thats not the original box and the box is really used loll

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I just dont even
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post #9 of 10
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Originally Posted by Haze_hellivo View Post
You cant have raid0 in AHCI mode, you have to disable raid0 and update the firmware on the ssd one at a time then you put them back in raid0 and install Windows.
If you istall Windows into one drive and then enble raid0 will wipe out Windows.
Ive done an instal of windows with one ssd chronos the first that i know it work but it is on the marvel chip an the firmware updater says that i cant update if im with the marvell controler but i plug my new chronos and i format it but after a restard the drive is not there
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I have update the firmware on the new chronos ssd i only need to update my oldest one
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