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Thread: GA-X58A-UD3R SSD Advice?

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    Question GA-X58A-UD3R SSD Advice?

    Hello everyone,

    Well I just picked bought two OCZ Vertex 2 OCZSSD3-2VTX90G drives and would like to raid 0 them and run them as my OS drive.

    Using the 6 ICH10R ports is out of the question because I currently am running a Raid 50 through them. So this leaves me with the Gigabyte Sata 2 ports and the Marvell Sata 3 ports.

    I would like to use the Marvell ports but have heard some bad things using them for SSDs.

    My question is how should I go about doing this?
    Do I setup the raid in windows using the Marvell software then reinstall windows on the new raid?
    Is there a way to setup the RAID out side of windows similar to the ICH10R RAID?
    What drivers should I be using?
    Should I just use the Gigabyte controller for raid?
    Should I run the newest beta bios FF8 before doing this?

    Any help or advice will be greatly appreciated.

    Thanks in advance,

    EDIT: Feel like idiot I found the section in the bios to turn RAID on the Marvell controller. But still is it ok to use the Marvell controller with the newest BIOS and Drivers?
    Last edited by Drakon; 02-26-2011 at 03:20 AM.

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