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I have a P5wDH deluxe and am wondering about setting up raid 0 when I upgrade to vista 64 bit.

I'm planning on purchasing an identical drive to the one I already have, and then using the "Intel Matrix Storage technology supported by the ICH7R chip" to create raid 0.

So basically I am wondering if the setup goes like this...

1. plugging in the new drive
2. setting up raid in bios
3. immediately installing new OS?

Will there be anything new/different that I will be asked when I have to partition stuff to install the OS? How does installing an OS differ when you have a raid 0 setup than when you are just using a single drive?
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Yes, or you can wait till you get the OS going and doing it. Cause I think you need the RAID drivers on hand when installing.
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