You certainly have a good one on your hands. The south bridge chip of your motherboard needs to have an embedded RAID controller. As the motherboard chipset supports RAID, we prefer to use the ports that are connected to the chipset black ports in this example. All submitted content is subject to our Terms Of Use. Don’t configure it to boot from this Sata drive. Many motherboards have an extra chip providing more hard disk drive ports, usually from companies like SiliconImage, JMicron, Marvell, Promise, and HighPoint, just to name the most common ones.

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How to Setup a RAID System – Requirements of 9 – Hardware Secrets

This discussion is locked. The lowest-priced item that has been used or worn previously. Ijtel configure it to boot from this Sata drive.

Saturday, December 29, SATA – connector s: Jan 11, Messages: You have obviously followed all the right steps.

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Intel Desktop Board D975XBX2 – motherboard – ATX – LGA775 Socket – i975X Series

I would be appreciated if someone is able to provide some answers to the below so that I do not have to purchase a swag of HDD’s to find out.


Apr 27, Messages: The item may have some signs of cosmetic wear, but is fully operational and functions as intended. So NO, you will not be able to have more than four drives in one array. How can I format the drive if I can not get XP to see it?

At boot up the Marvell config always comes up first, does this mean that mainboard will always look to see if there is anything attached to the Marvell connectors to boot from first, then if none it looks to the ICH7DH?

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I checked the floppy disk on another computer and worked great, I used a known good floppy drive with the same results, I used another known good floppy drive cable. Kntel install windows when you place this hardisk back into it’s MB. I tried a known good floppy drive and then a good cable.

Intel Desktop Board DXBX2 – motherboard – ATX – LGA Socket – iX Overview – CNET

Let us know how you get on 0 Votes. It comes with two floppies one for the blue connectors and one for the black. This tool uses JavaScript and much of it will not work correctly without it enabled.


This may help you a bit to understand them better. Built around the Intel X Express chipset, it efficiently handles data flows between the connected devices.

I have not been able to find the information required in the documentation that comes with the board nor from Intel’s web site, which most likely means my questions can not be done! The next screen will display the Partition information. Do either support a Online Spare.

How to Setup a RAID System

Nice, Clean, 60 Days Warranty. The drives are partitioned and the floppy inetl only goes on one way because of the notch in it. Anyway something else to think about. If your motherboard chipset does not provide RAID function but your motherboard has an extra chip that does, you will need to install your hard disk drives to the ports attached to this chip instead of using the hard disk drive ports attached to the south bridge chip.