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RAID issue I had a RAID5 drive failed on me and i replaced it. During the replacement a second drive failed and now i am stuck with one of the original drive working, the new drive which has not been rebuild and a second fail drive.

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So what is your problem then?

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Won't POST...MOBO leds are from the top: red,orange,and green


error 39 is a cd/dvd issue so im not sure if this will help


the beeps are post during post the very first work is done by the ram,all the memory in the ram is first transferred to the hard disk,and remains active untill turned off.
Test your PSU or replace it if your power supply units fan is not working your PSU is faulty

One bad lead can cause a computer to continue on a cycle or to shutdown or fail to detect/ boot up a computer hard drive

Test all leads that attach to your hard drive including electrical extensions,IDE,SATA

the leads from your ((motherboard to your hard drive)) make sure they have a secure connection and are not faulty or just replace them there probably old and faulty
make sure all leads that are attached to your drives dvd\cd 3 1/2 inch floppy have secure connections and are not faulty even the electrical extensions or just replace them they could be faulty a computer needs its connections to continue its cycle and have an end so any faulty leads will end up with a computer error hope this helps

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Problem Using Windows Install Disc with RAID? Some Tips:


After going through some issues installing Windows onto a RAID partition using this Motherboard, I found some things that were helpful.<br /><br /><span style="font-weight: bold;">#1 Install hangs, or I get an error after Installing RAID Driver.</span> Nowhere in the manual does it tell you this (or at least I didn't see it) but when you install the RAID driver during the windows install, the Motherboard automatically sets SATA connectors 1, 2, 3, and 4 to be RAID. That means if the DVD/CD Rom you are using is plugged in to any of those connections, the minute you install the RAID Driver, the Optical Drive will no longer work. You have to use SATA 5 connector on the motherboard for your optical drive<br /><br /><span style="font-weight: bold;">#2 Multiple Optical Drives with RAID</span>. Because of the issue in #1, there is really only 1 internal SATA Port you can plug an Optical drive into when you have RAID configured. There are some solutions if you want more than 1 Optical Drive alongside your RAID configurations. <br /><br />You can use the ESATA port on the back of the Motherboard with an extra-long SATA cable. If your case has grommets on the back for water-cooling lines, you can run the cable through there, or just in an unused PCI slot on the back.<br /><br />You can use an old-school PATA DVDrom. If you are installing 2 Optical drives, and one is a DVD burner or reader, you could get a PATA DVD Burner or reader instead. This Motherboard does have a good old fashioned ribbon connection, so it's possible. Typically DVDs or CDs don't move enough data to see a difference between PATA and SATA, but when you start getting into any DVD reading/Writing above 8X or so, you will be throttled.<br /><br />Get a PCIe controller card. I think of this as the last resort for this board because of it's possibility with graphics cards. Hooking up anything unnecessary to any of the PCI slots would be defeating the purpose of having 2 full 16X PCIe slots. You might be able to squeeze one in on one of the 1X connections, or maybe the bottom full slot, but it could get cramped if you have 2 or more Video cards.<br /><br /><span style="font-weight: bold;">#3 Windows Installation Issues. DVD Drive Stops Reading during install.</span> I had this issue even after finding out my issue from tip #1. I found that some windows install discs mixed with some manufacturer's DVD drives don't get along well. It would start the installation OK, and get most of the way through it, then it would hang and throw up an error. It seems that during Installation, the SATA DVD drive decides that doesn't like the generic drivers anymore, and just stops working. I fixed this by pulling a PATA DVD drive out of an older PC to use until Windows was fully installed. Once Windows was installed, I pulled that drive back out, and Installed my SATA DVD drive, and Windows installed the drivers with no problems.<br /><br /><span style="font-weight: bold;">#4 RAID Performance. </span>I'm not too sure that I'm getting the best performance from this RAID-0 configuration. I'm running 2 WD Caviar Black 500GB HDDs. My Windows Experience score for the drives is still 5.9. Perhaps the RAID configuration would work better with some faster drives, like Samsung drives, or WD Velociraptors... But I'm unsure.<br />

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Either replace that add-in card, or replace (under warranty???) the motherboard.

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NVIDIA RAID does not support > 2TB (18xxGB) arrays. It will NOT show up properly in Windows.

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That depends on how you want to set up your system. If you want multiple hard-drives to work together as one, yes, you will need to load RAID drivers during startup. If you do not want multiple hard-drives to act as one large hard-drive then no, you will not need to load RAID drivers during startup.

I would not recommend loading RAID drivers if you only have one hard-drive. RAID is for two or more hard-drives in the same computer.

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