Originally Posted by passey
i've been looking at the RAID setup guide for my mobo and it goes on about a floppy drive do i need this or can i get away without 1 as i don't currently own one?
1.3.2 Installing Windows® 7 / 7 64-bit / VistaTM / VistaTM 64-bit With RAID Functions
If you want to install Windows® 7 / 7 64-bit / VistaTM / VistaTM 64-bit on a RAID disk composed of 2 or more SATA3
HDDs with RAID functions, please follow below steps.
STEP 1: Set up UEFI.
A. Enter UEFI SETUP UTILITY → Advanced screen → Storage Configuration.
B. Set the “SATA Mode” option to [RAID].
STEP 2: Use “RAID Installation Guide” to set RAID configuration.
Before you start to configure RAID function, you need to check this RAID installation guide for proper configuration.
Please refer to the BIOS RAID installation guide part in this document for details.
STEP 3: Make a SATA3 Driver Diskette. (Please use USB floppy or floppy disk.)
Make a SATA3 driver diskette by following section 1.3.1 step 2 on page 4.
STEP 4: Install Windows® 7 / 7 64-bit / VistaTM / VistaTM 64-bit OS on your system.