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EDIT: LOOOL, your as my friend. When it does not work he gets crazy and kicks his monitor or in very rare cases he kicks the case.
Lucky for him I can keep calm (even when it happens with my setup...) and I just search the web (or forums wink.gif) until it works --> trial and error --> the best learning tool...

Hmmm I used to have a RAID setup in my previous s775 system...

I remember you had to ENABLE 2 settings in BIOS for the RAID setup, but what were those settings...

Enable RAID controller (so it actually can do a RAID setup)

Then I had to enable the harddrives as well (the ones I would use to build the raid setup)

hit f10 save and exit bios

and only then when rebooting you can hit the ctrl+f

now I could create the setup...

it was with hdd's on a 780i s775 mobo with windows??? xp? or was it vista or was it 7, sorry can't recall...

I do know I did NOT installed drivers while setup windows
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Problem solved.rolleyes.gif
Edited by Boomstick68 - 1/19/12 at 1:02am
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Problem solved.rolleyes.gif

And it waszzz??? So others who might have the same issues have something on the solution wink.gif
   
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And it waszzz??? So others who might have the same issues have something on the solution wink.gif

I'm rather embarrassed to say. It was staring me in the face the whole time. I just had to figure out how to navigate the RAID manager window, I'm all up an runnin'. rolleyes.gif
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Trial and error wink.gif you won't forget this one wink.gif

Glad it works! Hows the speed? Can you see/feel the difference?
   
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Configure your raid 0 with 64K stripe size, this will give the best performance.
Also - make sure you have the latest firmware on the drives before you setup your raid.

Have fun with your SSD raid - I sure did when i did mine thumb.gif

/NwP
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I like my raid 0 ssd's but in all honesty, besides benchmark the difference in performance in negligible
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Configure your raid 0 with 64K stripe size, this will give the best performance.
Also - make sure you have the latest firmware on the drives before you setup your raid.
Have fun with your SSD raid - I sure did when i did mine thumb.gif
/NwP

Whoops, I configured it at 128k based on recommendations from a certain guide. I suppose the only to change that is too start all over? Honestly, I'm not all that impressed with my speed perhaps changing those settings may make a difference?
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Configure your raid 0 with 64K stripe size, this will give the best performance.
Also - make sure you have the latest firmware on the drives before you setup your raid.
Have fun with your SSD raid - I sure did when i did mine thumb.gif
/NwP

Whoops, I configured it at 128k based on recommendations from a certain guide. I suppose the only to change that is too start all over? Honestly, I'm not all that impressed with my speed perhaps changing those settings may make a difference?

Try it, but it will most likely not make a difference at all. Do try it if you want though.

Oh, do you have NCQ enabled in RAIDXpert?
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Whoops, I configured it at 128k based on recommendations from a certain guide. I suppose the only to change that is too start all over? Honestly, I'm not all that impressed with my speed perhaps changing those settings may make a difference?

you should be getting incredible bench mark scores but it won't "feel" much faster. Run crystal disk mark or another benchmark to see what you are getting

here is a quick pic of my sata II drives in RAID 0

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also a pic of my idle temps with my new loop
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