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    Avdlaan is offline Junior Member
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    Default [SOLVED] move existing raid1 from ga-ex58-ud5p to ga-ex58-extreme

    Hi there,

    stupid me damaged the cpu pins when upgrading my board with another cpu.....
    it was lsdmesap posts which alerted me it was most likely the pins damaged (got memory detect problems) so many thanks for that ! Huge time saver.

    As I invested in a 2nd hand 970 chip and there were quite some pins bent, I decided to go for a replacement board and i could get a 2nd hand extreme board. Playing extra careful now with the cpu and hurray the system runs on the OS disk, have not hooked up my raid1 set yet.

    I wish to know if the raid1 set can be connected to the gsata ports and run as raid1 without rebuilding (and without data loss).
    I used the set on gsata ports in IDE very successfully on the old board and have not made a backup.
    i know I can hook up one of the disks as a standalone disk and then access the data, secure it and then define it is raid1, but it will save me time if I can move it as-is.

    Thanks for any tips !
    Regards, arjan.
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    Default Re: move existing raid1 from ga-ex58-ud5p to ga-ex58-extreme

    Yes, raid sets on the same controller will work on another motherboard. In fact, on the gsata controller I did not have to do anything, BIOS recognized the set instantly

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    Default Re: move existing raid1 from ga-ex58-ud5p to ga-ex58-extreme

    glad you were able to answer your own question, both boards are using the same controller, so they will be interchangeable.

    when my x58a-ud5 died, I went to an EVGA board. luckily again with the ICH10R intel controller, I hooked up my RAID0 drives and boom, booted right up.

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