Select a free hard disk from the overview. Click on “Mark as spare” on the left side of the window. Use of the Software in conjunction with non-Intel component products is not licensed hereunder. Combination Intel RST driver v I would never use Intel on-board RAID functionality as it is yet another software RAID that mainly works on Windows only windows drivers have it implemented – might have changed since I explored that possibility.

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Wed Jun 05, Seagate DiscWizard Setup has a check for the presence and use of the Intel drivers. Have a look at Thomas-Krenn. Nytro Leverage flash storage.

Intel Rapid Storage Technology

I have wondered if the drives will work well in RAID, I’ve had them in RAID 0 working, But that was for purely testing reasons, got some insane read write speeds for “spinning rust” as Wendell would say. The Intel drivers found in retail releases of Windows 7 have a 2. You may raid export the Software in violation of applicable export laws and regulations.

I assume that writes are first done to cache area and then copied to permanent location with dual parity. Here are the results: Tue Jul 30, 7: Should I stick with just the driver or go with the whole RST set-up with the I tried to find documentation about how exactly WriteCache is being used, but no luck.


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Since idea behind Storage Spaces is to do layered storage system. Upgrade Improve your storage. It is possible for the Intel driver to hide the 3TB drive so completely from Windows that DiscWizard does not realize the system has a drive larger than 2.

These currently latest Intel RST e drivers from the v14 platform are already well developed contrary to the first v14 series drivers. This article is based on material taken from the Free On-line Dictionary of Computing prior to 1 November and incorporated under the “relicensing” terms of the GFDLversion 1.

Navigation menu Personal tools Create account Log in. Most important settings are: The references used may be made clearer with a different or consistent style of citation and footnoting. In case of RAID6 you want it too be big.

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I knew RST was a bad idea from the start and pretty much knew RAID was redundant, just seemed the easy option at first but just swapping out the PSU and adding some more drives tonight so though I might as well start from scratch with everything. I did want to run something like ZFS but for my current use case windows seemed easier. I’m not sure about all these ReFS recommendations. Stuff which is “designed not to break” simply rubs me the wrong way, as it generally means that when it breaks and “if” isn’t an optionit does it spectacularly and can’t recover.


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This workaround was needed before RST-E driver version 3. I think Windows 10 should have at least parity 1.

This article has an unclear citation style. The next step was a clean install of Win8. Archived from the original on Hi everyone So ive got a media server at the moment and have just purchased 8x 2tb WD enterprise drives for Plex. This means that any other system or recovery tool will not support this RAID at all. Please help improve it or discuss these issues on the talk page. Like the later released v