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post #1 of 9
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Hello,

I have a gigabyte X58A-UD3R rev 2. FOr the life of me I can't find any info that states whether or not it supports hardware RAID5 on the SATA II ports. Does it? If it does would that affect hackintoshing it?
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post #2 of 9
It's going to use your CPU for parity calculations.

Therefore, 'fake' RAID.
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post #3 of 9
It supports:
SATA 3Gb/s: RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 5, and RAID 10
SATA 6Gb/s: RAID 0, and RAID 1

click on the details tab and scroll about half way down the page and look under storage
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813128423

As for hackintosh ive no idea srry
post #4 of 9
Yes, sorta.
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post #5 of 9
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SO it will be hardware? I don't a software RAID, I mainly want redundancy and speed
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The board doesn't have a dedicated RAID controller, therefore it's essentially software RAID.
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post #8 of 9
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Quote:
Originally Posted by beers View Post
The board doesn't have a dedicated RAID controller, therefore it's essentially software RAID.
so it will be just as slow as a soft RAID?

Anyone know of an affordable 4 port RAID card that supports hardware RAID5?
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post #9 of 9
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anyone?
I might get new Harddrives for my birthday if I can affordably RAID them otherwise I will hold off until I can get a decent hardware RAID card for RAID5
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