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Reformating "RAID 0" on 2x Intel X25M

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Firstly I'm gonna be honest that I'm not the account holder of this ID, anyway I have his permission to use it. He's my housemate...
I've just got a new PC & still can't use it yet, there for I'm on his PC & his ID.

I've got 2 SSD & wanna raid 0 it. They are the Intel's X25M 80GB. Just now when I tried & formated it shows at "My Computer" that I've got 140++ GB.
Where have I gone wrong? This PC have been formated by the shop & I'm not the 1st person to format it

When I formated there are 3 slots.
No1: 1000m
No2: 140GB++
No3: 200GB++ (Almost 3GB)

I've choosen the 2nd slot. On start up I do see "RIAD 0" (Striped)
Also 2 line of Serial Number or something...
Is my PC already formated RAID 0??? If it is why does it shows 140GB++ when I've only got 2x 80GB SSD???
Also what's the 1000m space is for? Raid driver there? Made by the shop?

Hardware in my PC is "2x X25M" & "300GB++ HDD".
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Sometimes they stroke off that 1000mb so that you never get to it, a full SSD becomes extremely slow. If you want to recreate your RAID array we can help you do that, but what i don't understand is why you can't use the array? Once you format it, it should be accessible.
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Don't know wassup with it ><"

The 1000mb I can't get into it. I've formatted the OS into the 140GB++ but instead of 80GB only it shows 140GB++. What's wrong with it? Shouldn't it just be 80GB only?
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Don't know wassup with it ><"

The 1000mb I can't get into it. I've formatted the OS into the 140GB++ but instead of 80GB only it shows 140GB++. What's wrong with it? Shouldn't it just be 80GB only?
If you ordered it to be RAID 0, that would mean you ordered 2 x 80gb = 160Gb, but thats actually 150ish so no it would not be 80. I don't see the problem here. You ordered RAID and you got it, and you can access the drive, so....?

As for the 1000mb i explained that, you don't get into that for storage, its a safety partition.
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O... That's it!!! DONE...

This means that I've got it!!! Did my 1st self formating & Raid 0. Yeah!! Yeah!!!
Thanks... Erm Sound like real noob right. Well we all started as noob
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