Do u think trying this method would be worth it? Switch the Drive Mode option from Legacy to Enhanced. Fortunatly, there is a much safer and easier solution you can benefit from. I looked at this card too, but decided on the Intel due to the great price it was being offered for and the fact that I do now want to take chances with my clients data. If i use software raid, i cannot mirror my boot partition

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Another thing you should be aware of is that the problems associated with installing incorrect drivers for your Intel Motherboards hardware device are just as significant as the problems associated with installing third-party device drivers.

I looked at this card too, but decided on the Intel due to the great price it was being offered for and the fact that I do now want to take chances with my clients data. Buy a decent RAID controller and, again, use this really useful resource to decide on a compatible card: The result is the same as IDE mode, W8.

Intel DGTP – Best Compatible Intel DGTP Mobo

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It is not uncommon to want to add additional drives to a PC, and in the past this has not been an issue to achieve. I still don’t believe there is not a way to easily achieve a change of configuration, do you know what changes happen when RAID mode is active on install?


Intel D945GTP Raid V. Driver

Others have it working. Wednesday, June 4, 2: What makes things even worse is the fact that many times there are some very similar hardwhere device models in the market, and the raidd between one model to the other – can be pretty minor. Select the Advanced menu, then the Drive Configuration menu. It just shows the seperated disk instead of the RAID disk. Fastest read Fastest write.

If it does not see the mirror any longer degraded, rebuilding or healthy then you will need to backup your disk and recreate the mirror. Wednesday, June 11, 2: Please visit our Terms of Use before doing anything else on this site.

IntelĀ® Desktop Board D945GTP

Everything I have read to date suggests that W8 has all the drivers necessary for supporting this intel based raid, so no need to upload drivers at install. Make sure you read them. Sign in to vote. RAID 5 with write-back cache. D945htp read Fast write. Tuesday, June 3, 9: F6 Driver Disk Note: DriversEasy Update your Drivers the Easy way.


Make sure you have the latest BIOS version for your desktop board. I have reflashed the MB bios, even went to a previous version, checked BIOS sameand then reflashed to the latest and greatest. I have data copied, so rebuilding the array and copying data back is not an issue.


Just upgraded from XP to W8 then W8. An alternative that popped into my head is to reflash the BIOS using the iFlash utility, instead of the Express BIOS inside of Windowsalthough this was proving difficult setting it up with my Vista bit machine, and don’t have a floppy for my bit laptop so. Seriously, don’t waste anymore time. The first restart is important to make sure the driver is installed properly.

If you had attempted the same rsid upgrading to XP you would have run into the same problem. I dont understand that.

I found the following really useful resource: Your assertion that this is somehow caused by Windows 8 is incorrect.