New motherboard and raid 10

By deandownunder ยท 4 replies
Jan 25, 2008
  1. I have a Raid 10 set up using 4 WD Raptor HDD's on a Promise Fastrack TX4200 controller. I wish to upgrade my motherboard. Will I have to do a clean OS install?
  2. grimesy69

    grimesy69 TS Rookie Posts: 52

  3. Nodsu

    Nodsu TS Rookie Posts: 5,837   +6

    Probably not.. Even if it BSODs on some other device than the storage controller (which will remain the same), you can always do a repair install or disable the problematic driver while still using the old motherboard.

    And yesh, you can mess around with sysprep too if you like.
  4. deandownunder

    deandownunder TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Thanks Guy's, My new mobo is a P5K-E which supports a Raid 10 but I thought I would stick with the Promise card and take the easy road. Thanks again for the help. Cheers
  5. Nodsu

    Nodsu TS Rookie Posts: 5,837   +6

    The onboard RAID is not an option unless you want to lose all your data! Your Promise array will work only with another Promise controller.
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