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Raid 0 SSD --> need to reinstall windows ?

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Hi there the mobo in my SIG is an older version of my mobo. I just received the hardware for sandy bridge (mobo asus pro).

I already have 2 ssd in raid 0 using the mobo raid controller. My question:
will I need to reinstall windows If I want to use the raid controller of the new motherboard ?
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If the controller is the same chipset, you MIGHT be able to get away with it.

Typically when you change controllers you have to re-do your array (complete wipe).
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hmm that is too bad. Time to google what the best wiping software is for ssd
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The best way to reset your SSD to factory is to use your windows disk and let windows format them for you. If you want a complete reset and wipe, then utilize diskpart.. boot from your windows disk, and go to advanced, command prompt, and from there using the diskpart commands you can reset them. Just remember there is a difference in Clean and Clean All.
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Ok. So best is just plug in the hardware. See what it does. If it doesn't boot into windows --> reinstal windows ?(The BIOS stuff I already know)
Edited by Djankie - 1/19/11 at 5:19am
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