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New seagate drive wont boot in raid 0

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Hey guys...
I got a couple new seagate 320 drives and installed raid on them but the system wont boot into windows.
Windows will install and run fine on either drive. When loading on the raid array...it see's the array as it should(610gig) and windows install fine. But when the system gets to its first reboot during the install....it just keeps rebooting and wont load. The drivers for the raid are installed and the array is built correctly and windows see's it correctly during the install. I sectioned off 50g to make a "c" drive and it sets it up and formats fine. At the first reboot, I get the windows scroll bar screen for a flash...then it reboots. PC is bone stock speeds and settings. Any Ideas?
tia....
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You may have to double check to see if you have the correct raid drivers, I remember I had a heck of a time installing windows, due to an incorrect raid driver.
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Like Maxima said, check your RAID driver. I have the same drives you do, and it was pure hell getting it configured in RAID 0. The drivers provided with the mobo driver CD were crap, I had to hunt for the proper ones online.
    
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Same problem here. Well it's fixed now. I still don't think my raid is running properly but as long as it works I don't care
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Install with a SP1 disk and then patch to SP2 once installed. I had the exact same problem with my older rig and that was the solution.
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Thanks for the input guys. I got it figured out. It appears there is a compatibility issue with the raid drivers and the perpindicular recording hdd's. There is a bios update on the asus site(#1602) that fixes this problem.
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