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I went out of my way and spent over 500 bucks for 2 500GB Samsung EVOs. Put them in raid 0 just like I did my HDDs that were Proceeded them install windows. During installation of window 7 I installed the Raid drivers. Everything went fine. Then I installed my usual apps and the Samsung Software that came with the drives. Now I am Stuck here. Check out the Drive information... What is going on here? This is my first experience dealing with SSDs so any help would be nice.


Is that benchmark any good?
Edited by DanDaManZ06 - 4/22/14 at 9:47am
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Could be a conflict with the Raid driver you installed. Did you use the F6 driver and what driver version did you install?
Edit: Actually, come to think of it, some applications are unable to pick up information about drives once they are part of a Raid array. Just something to consider.
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Good Question. The Same driver that came with my Motherboard. The CD with all the drivers. Now I see my mistake. Is there a way to fix this? What I am missing out if I do not use Samsung Magician?
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Good Question. The Same driver that came with my Motherboard. The CD with all the drivers. Now I see my mistake. Is there a way to fix this? What I am missing out if I do not use Samsung Magician?

No, you are not missing out at all.
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update to the latest IRST driver by manually going into device manager / IDE/ATAPI Controllers, then expand, then right click, then update driver

point it to where you extracted this: http://downloadmirror.intel.com/23496/eng/f6flpy-x64.zip

that's the IRST Drivers v12.9.0.1001
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update to the latest IRST driver by manually going into device manager / IDE/ATAPI Controllers, then expand, then right click, then update driver

point it to where you extracted this: http://downloadmirror.intel.com/23496/eng/f6flpy-x64.zip

that's the IRST Drivers v12.9.0.1001
op has an and mobo tho, they can't use irst.

Speeds look OK, random could be better but that may just be from the AMD chipset. You can try an updated AMDAMD RAID driver too.

and as you can see magician doesn't understand ssds in a raid array lol
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op has an and mobo tho, they can't use irst.

Speeds look OK, random could be better but that may just be from the AMD chipset. You can try an updated AMDAMD RAID driver too.

and as you can see magician doesn't understand ssds in a raid array lol

sorry, my bad, didn't notice
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Guess I am screwed then huh. Any what are my options?
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Just don't use Samsung software. It probably can't read the array properly, which is common on many systems.
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