This eliminates the need to back up data and follow multiple steps in the process. Your name or email address: These are the three things I immediately think about when we talk about the i mainboards. Join the community here. TechSpot Account Sign up for free , it takes 30 seconds. This third slot is x8 PCIe instead of x16, but it could be used for another graphics card on the i.

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Next thing to do is press F7 in order to wipe the drives and setup the array.

New features of the i are the addition of Extreme Overclocking capabilities and basic refinements of the features first introduced with the SLI chipset. Now your Rald should be setup. Multiple Disk Setup Through a wizard-based interface, you can set up your drives for better data protection, faster disk access or maximum storage capacity.

So with the nForce i you have to keep one thing in mind, it’s built for the enthusiast gamer. Should I install NTune? TechSpot Account Sign 680l for freeit takes 30 seconds. Once enabled, I saved and restarted. Finally, can someone provide a step by step guide on how to setup the RAID 1 mirror with this configuration?


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This provides dual x16 SLI slots for the i. As you can see that’s quite a colorful palette of functionality and options. Intense stability, hefty tweaking features and massive performance. It’s major features therefore are Rad 2 Duo processor compatibility, which obviously brings DDR2 memory into the ring as well. Add your comment to this article You need to be a member to leave a comment. Raid tutorial You may need to search Google on Raid setup Step by step there’s just too much to post But I know by setting up Raid your present OS may be removed ie single drive So you might want backup first.

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Bootable Multidisk Array MediaShield storage fully supports the use of a multi-disk array for loading the operating system at power-up. I don’t really understand the difference. This third slot is x8 PCIe instead of x16, but it could be used for another graphics card on the i.


This should be easy enough to follow so I just thought I’d daid anyone else out who was in my position. GeForce Hotfix Driver Join the community here.

I saw only one drive at Please post any questions or comments! Trying to setup a RAID 1 array between two non-system disks. Nvidia nForce i SLI vs.

Once installed, I turned on the computer and booted up into Vista.

Hot plug and Native Command Queuing are supported. Obviously this x8 slot is also rid suitable 680u a physics processor combined with SLI or in the future maybe 3-way SLI? So, first thing is first, I’ve installed the two new drives and when I went into Disk Management it requests I initialize the disks.

DiskAlert System In the event of a disk failure, MediaShield users see an image that highlights which disk has failed to make it easier to identify, replace, and recover. Join thousands of tech enthusiasts and participate.