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I have looked through my manual, online, on the manufacture's site, too. I am trying to setup a RAID 1 through my BIOS on my new rig. The motherboard i am using is a TA880GB, i have looked everywhere on how to do this. I have four drives the same size. Help would be great, thanks.
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4 drive RAID 1?
A little ridiculous don't you think?

You should be able to switch your SATA mode to RAID in BIOS.
Then on boot of the PC once you get to the RAID's BIOS, you can assign drives to arrays.

Keep in mind once you assign a drive to an array it's likely that all data on the drive will be wiped.
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On BIOSTAR boards, the RAID settings are under the "Southbridge" settings though offhand I can't remember which tab that is. Anyhow, the default setting is IDE, then there's AHCI and RAID as the other options. RAID's the one you want. It's not actually in BIOSTAR's manuals, you have to get the RAID addendum.

Hope that helps.
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with 4 drives i would go raid 5
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by ghettogeddy View Post
with 4 drives i would go raid 5
+1
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4 drive RAID 1?
A little ridiculous don't you think?

You should be able to switch your SATA mode to RAID in BIOS.
Then on boot of the PC once you get to the RAID's BIOS, you can assign drives to arrays.

Keep in mind once you assign a drive to an array it's likely that all data on the drive will be wiped.
the data is that much and that important


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Originally Posted by BigMak911 View Post
On BIOSTAR boards, the RAID settings are under the "Southbridge" settings though offhand I can't remember which tab that is. Anyhow, the default setting is IDE, then there's AHCI and RAID as the other options. RAID's the one you want. It's not actually in BIOSTAR's manuals, you have to get the RAID addendum.

Hope that helps.
thanks, this is what i was looking for, need to look in the southbridge then


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Originally Posted by ghettogeddy View Post
with 4 drives i would go raid 5
board will only do 0/1/10


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Originally Posted by giganews35 View Post
+1
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