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old RAID 0 on new mobo?

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I was just thinking about this, so I thought I'd ask -

Is it possible to preserve data on an existing Raid-0 2-HD setup when installing the drives to a new mobo?
 

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depends, raid is specific to a raid controller, you'd need the same controller in order for the raid to work. switching your raid controller would render your raid 0 disks useless.
 
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ah excellent! thx Pancho

so if I want to preserve all data I need to find a new mobo w/ the same onboard Matrix Raid controller then?

Any other concerns?
 

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ah excellent! thx Pancho

so if I want to preserve all data I need to find a new mobo w/ the same onboard Matrix Raid controller then?

Any other concerns?
yes that should work i believe. ask banjo, hes an expert w/ raid.

also you can ghost the hdd and stuff and then restore it back when you have the new raid set up