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Im using a n A8N-SLI Deluxe motherboard. I've got 2 WD Raptor 74GB's and I'm trying to put them into RAID-0. So I go into BIOS, and then I go into Device Managment and enable RAID in my SATA-Master 1 and 2. Then I go to the RAID setup utility (the screen pops up right after I exit BIOS) I set it up for a 32kb striping RAID, and move both raptors in. I hit Finish, and select to clear both drives. When I enter Windows setup, I don't hit F6 because the mobo didn't come with a RAID driver floppy. However, when I get to the screen where you make your partitions and choose which drive to install Windows on, it says on all the slot "there is no disc in this drive"

HELP ME PLEASE
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you have to make a driver floppy...the files should be on the mb cd. should be 2 files ...driver and controller.
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Yes even if you didn't get a floppy you still have to use one. Since you have an nvidia chipset, I'll attach the files you need to put on the floppy and use. (taken from nforce 5.11)
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Thanks, I got it running. Rep +
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Originally Posted by SpartnChief
Thanks, I got it running. Rep +
I strongly suggest you rebuild your array with a 16kb striping size, which will keep your stripe to cluster ratio 4:1.
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