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Swtiching RAID from Z68 to Z77

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I'm currently looking to change from my Z68 board to a newer Z77 and I have a Raid 0 setup. Do I need to backup everything and take apart the raid. Or can I just set it up again on the new motherboard and all my data will be there?
    
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If you used the Intel ports for the RAID, then all you need to do is enable RAID on the new motherboard SATA controller and everything should recognize correctly.

As a guy who has lost data before and has spent many years doing profession PC repair, it's ALWAYS worth backing up your important data before making ANY hardware change. In fact, you should ALREADY have a backup made, just in case something fails under normal use - ESPECIALLY if you're using a RAID 0. RAID 0 doubles the chance of a data loss compared to a single drive - that's the trade off, better speed for worse reliability.
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Thanks a lot, that was pretty much what I thought. I did use the intel controller so I'll try switching it. And yes I do have a backup made, but I was just curious. +rep to you my friend.
    
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