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post #1 of 9
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i am going to set up raid 0 with 2x 250g hard drive tonight (the board will be dfi lp expert!!
anyone know which sata connector is lock??

and if any of you can post a full step of the raid set up it would be great!!

thanks a lot
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post #2 of 9
i have the sli-dr i think the first 4 are locked i used the first two and im fine the other 4 are under a different controller.
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post #3 of 9
use the nvidia controller (i think its 1,2,3,4, on that board ) nvidia as compared to the other controller is much higher quality and can provide up to 3gb/s as compared to 1.5gb/s if equiped with the right hdd
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post #4 of 9
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so anyone have the step??
and beside the nvidia controller it also come with the silicon image sil 3114 chip is that any good??
and just to be sure the frist 4 is lock??
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post #5 of 9
Use the nvidia ports as they are the locked ones. They are the ones by the floppy port. To set up raid just enable it in the bios and select the ports your using. Also you should disable the sil raid under genie bios settings.
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post #6 of 9
1. Format Drives
2. Configure drives in RAID/BIOS
3. Hit F6 when prompted
4. Wait for os ( about 3-5 minutes) to ask for RAID/nForce drivers.
5. Load the drivers.
6. Repeat 5
7.Get bored watching the OS load
    
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post #7 of 9
Quote:
Originally Posted by MADMAX22
use the nvidia controller (i think its 1,2,3,4, on that board ) nvidia as compared to the other controller is much higher quality and can provide up to 3gb/s as compared to 1.5gb/s if equiped with the right hdd
For non-SLi should I use the red or the black ports?
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post #8 of 9
I would think they are labled 1,2,3,4,5 etc... nForce are usually 1-4 ... sorry not sure on color thing on the Asus.
    
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post #9 of 9
the blue (or maybe black from the pic) to the right side of the mobo are the nf4 sata ports, those are the ones you want

pages 2-3, 2-5, and 2-22 of manual
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