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Breaking HDDs set in RAID0

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I got a set of Seagate 750's set in RAID0, but I no longer have the mobo or chipset to which they were RAIDed. Anyone got an idea of how to break that RAID?
 

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What chipset were they on first and foremost?
 

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I got a set of Seagate 750's set in RAID0, but I no longer have the mobo or chipset to which they were RAIDed. Anyone got an idea of how to break that RAID?
It should transfer over, I went X58-Z68 (< two motherboards with different chipsets).

The best action is to just test on what you have. I went from intel to marvel back to intel and the raid held together no issues.
 

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It should transfer over, I went X58-Z68 (< two motherboards with different chipsets).

The best action is to just test on what you have. I went from intel to marvel back to intel and the raid held together no issues.
Do you know what his old chipset was? Fill me in. :rockout:
 

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The old chipset was AM2+, I now have P67, so pretty different...
 

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The old chipset was AM2+, I now have P67, so pretty different...
You can surely test it out. Just connect them to sata 0 and sata 1 then enable raid 0 in bios and set boot device as raid. If it works then you should begin booting from the raid, if not then it will not boot at all.
 

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The old chipset was AM2+, I now have P67, so pretty different...
Bring them into your Intel machine with NO OTHER DRIVES, set it to IDE mode, and run this as a live cd to format both. Unless you have another am2+ machine about there isnt any way to retreive that data.
 

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Bring them into your Intel machine with NO OTHER DRIVES, set it to IDE mode, and run this as a live cd to format both.
I think he wants to save the data on them IIRC. If not then yea its really easy just to format them individually then recreate the raid on the new chipset.
 
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Bring them into your Intel machine with NO OTHER DRIVES, set it to IDE mode, and run this as a live cd to format both. Unless you have another am2+ machine about there isnt any way to retreive that data.
I figured that he wanted to somehow keep the data on the RAID.

If he doesn't want to keep the data, I don't know why this is even a topic.

To state the should-be obvious anyway, just format the drives when reconnecting the RAID.
 

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I think he wants to save the data on them IIRC.
Not without access to an amd 7xx/8xx/9xx chipset their isn't any way to bring that data back.
 

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Not without access to an amd 7xx/8xx/9xx chipset their isn't any way to bring that data back.
You never know, It may work. There is no harm in trying
 

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You never know, It may work. There is no harm in trying
I am 110% being doubtful. Trust me I tried it from am3+ (m5a97 evo) to ICH9(Max Gene 3).
 

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I am 110% being doubtful. Trust me I tried it from am3+ (m5a97 evo) to ICH9(Max Gene 3).
Wished I had a spare PC I would test it out. Once the 785G comes back I will create a raid there and then test on the Z68