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SSD died. Windows software raid drives not recognized on a new install

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Long story short my OCZ Vertex II bricked itself after 6 months of operation (RMA Pending). After reading a lot of similar stories I decided to replace it with a Corsair Force 3. This is my primary OS drive, I have 2 Seagate Barracudas (media/games) that I originally set up as a dynamic raid 0 through Windows. Now, unfortunately, I had my windows backup on those drives. I tried finding the backup through the windows startup/repair but it couldn't find it. So I installed windows to the SSD and now I'm really stuck. Windows is completely ignoring my HDDs. I can see them in the device manager under disk drives, but they won't appear under disk management. What am I doing wrong here?

CURSE YOU OCZ! *shakes fist*
   
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I had the same issue after a bios update. Reinstall raid drivers and your good to go.
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Well I went back and installed the intel and marvell drivers with no luck. I tried every possible configuration for plugging the drives in, still no dice. It's been about 6 months ago and I can't even remember what I did to flub it up so bad.

There wasn't anything on there I couldn't live without so I re-formatted the drives on the intel controller. It's actually better now than it was, I'm running those in Raid from the Bios and have the Force 3 in AHCI on the Marvell.

PCMark went from 4110 pre-crash w/ the OCZ Vertex II to 5293 with the Corsair Force 3.

Thanks for the help michintom
   
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