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Wow, I was dreading setting up this RAID, because of all the problems that I have seen people having over the past couple weeks with it. I dunno what I did, but it installed perfectly. Took almost 1 1/2 hours. But 1 hour of that was formatting the hard drives.

I have a couple questions though about it.

1) When I boot my computer, it keeps giving me the option to press Ctrl + I to enter the RAID menu, How and can I make that stop so it will just boot up and not give me that menu?

2)It made the RAID drive letter to 'E' because I didn't realize I had another IDE hard drive installed. Can I change that to 'C'?


I am gonna get some HD Tach results after my video card drivers are done downloading.
    
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Alright I am really really impressed with the results.

Short Test


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Wow! Thats so fast! Congrats.
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Very nice speeds. I was thinking of picking up another Raptor from Best Buy and putting that in RAID0. Glad to know it worked for you on P5B.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by atomicfission92 View Post
Wow, I was dreading setting up this RAID, because of all the problems that I have seen people having over the past couple weeks with it. I dunno what I did, but it installed perfectly. Took almost 1 1/2 hours. But 1 hour of that was formatting the hard drives.

I have a couple questions though about it.

1) When I boot my computer, it keeps giving me the option to press Ctrl + I to enter the RAID menu, How and can I make that stop so it will just boot up and not give me that menu?

2)It made the RAID drive letter to 'E' because I didn't realize I had another IDE hard drive installed. Can I change that to 'C'?


I am gonna get some HD Tach results after my video card drivers are done downloading.
1. You can't fix that
2. You can't fix that either. I had the exact problem, i did use windows management to change the letter. Tried using Norton Partition Magic to solve it, but no luck. All i did was removed all the extra drive and just set up the only 2 Raptors so that it shows C:
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post #6 of 10
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Dam that sucks. Hmm wondering if I should format and try again. I mean I guess it doesn't matter what the letter is, but it would be nice for it to be showing as 'C:'

I have another question. I have another hard drive I am gonna add. Its a Sata one, What drive letter is that gonna show? Is it gonna be C: or like F; or something.
    
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post #7 of 10
prob Z lol
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post #8 of 10
... hmmm, maybe time for me to try it also...
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how many drives is that? if it's only two then those are some amazing speeds man.
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how many drives is that? if it's only two then those are some amazing speeds man.
Just 2 250gb Seagate 7200.10 16mb cache drives. Boy thats a mouthful.
    
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