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hi guys...

so as the title summarizes it, can we make a RAID setup for HDDs with G31 motherboards of Intel??

all I know that we can do it with P45 chipset and up of Intel motherboards (no idea about AMD).

- so I wonder if this can be done with boards that have G31 chipstes ?( or may be lower ?)

thanks .
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as long as it has ICH7/8/9/10 with an R at the end

ie. ICH10R

without the R = no onboard RAID
    
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Originally Posted by Bazmecc View Post
as long as it has ICH7/8/9/10 with an R at the end

ie. ICH10R

without the R = no onboard RAID
well, my board has R at the end so it's ICH7R, can I do it ?

- and what do you mean with "no onboard RAID" ? so if it wouldn't be onboard... can we do it with any mean ??? you mean that its doable with some types of cards regardless of what chipset the board is ??
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yes, the R at the end of the chipset name means you can do RAID, since it's on(the mother)board

if a motherboard doesn't have onboard RAID, you get a RAID card, then you can run more types of, and probably better, RAID...you just need to find one that fits your needs and budget, but for the most part, the new onboard RAID is good enough if you do RAID0 or 1, it's RAID5 where things get slow
    
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yes, the R at the end of the chipset name means you can do RAID, since it's on(the mother)board

if a motherboard doesn't have onboard RAID, you get a RAID card, then you can run more types of, and probably better, RAID...you just need to find one that fits your needs and budget, but for the most part, the new onboard RAID is good enough if you do RAID0 or 1, it's RAID5 where things get slow
I am almost going to make a RAID0 setup, (after I finish upgrading/building my new P55 setup)

so this motherboard will almost go to my sister's kid, I think I am going to sell out this E8400, and get him a an E3200 ~E3300 and overclock it at least to the the speed of E8400 (3.GHz).. and as those celerons are cheap nowadays... I can afford some RAID card I think ( by the way... how much is RAID 0 card in US$ ??? I don't want an overkill one, just a one that does its job.)

and I think I will keep him (my sister's indulged kid ) with those 4 GB of RAM, and let him enjoy gaming .


I may be getting him a better GPU than this 8500GT as well.

(overall... I still need to read more about RAID 0/1/5... setup)
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not sure which are good, since onboard is enough for me ATM...if you want the best bang for the buck, try to find a used Dell PERC 5/i...they're so abundant that you can probably get it for ~$100-$120 US from what I've seen, maybe even from someone here
    
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