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Windows 7: Trying to install Windows 7 on 2x Samsung 850 Evo's in Raid or Array.

24 Jan 2016   #11
AddRAM

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

I`m no expert, but love to learn.

Is Disk 1 your 2 ssd raid setup ? and it`s normal to showup as Dynamic, because it`s now a single volume ?

And what`s your purpose for raid with ssd`s ?


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24 Jan 2016   #12
JelloBoy

64 Windows 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by AddRAM View Post
I`m no expert, but love to learn.

Is Disk 1 your 2 ssd raid setup ? and it`s normal to showup as Dynamic, because it`s now a single volume ?

And what`s your purpose for raid with ssd`s ?
Disk 0 is ssd array. Purpose? To raid them.
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24 Jan 2016   #13
AddRAM

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

OK, I`m no expert but I thought a raid setup was at least 2 drives ?

Why is Disk 1 Dynamic then.

I asked again, why the Raid setup with ssd`s ?? What do you hope to achieve ?

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RAID

If Disk 0 is your 2 Samsung 850 EVO 250 GB`s drives combined then I get it, I just don`t see the point.
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25 Jan 2016   #14
JelloBoy

64 Windows 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by AddRAM View Post
OK, I`m no expert but I thought a raid setup was at least 2 drives ?

Why is Disk 1 Dynamic then.

I asked again, why the Raid setup with ssd`s ?? What do you hope to achieve ?

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RAID

If Disk 0 is your 2 Samsung 850 EVO 250 GB`s drives combined then I get it, I just don`t see the point.
Yes those are two 850s for disk 0. Because raid is faster and i want two ssds stripped to be as fast as possible
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25 Jan 2016   #15
JelloBoy

64 Windows 7
 
 

I knew I couldnt install this image to the disk 0 after putting it on external. Any Ideas?
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25 Jan 2016   #16
ThrashZone

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit
 
 

I would guess you'd need to reestablish the raid after an install not try to salvage an existing raid

You also can not restore C drive while using c drive
Remove all internal drive except for the m.2's and the external with the image
Boot to the WinPE recovery cd/ flash drive created before or after creating the system image.
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25 Jan 2016   #17
JelloBoy

64 Windows 7
 
 

Im actually cloneing my cdrive (1tb one) to my ssd raid right now with Macrium. Its almost done and Ill test it ou to see if everything works.
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25 Jan 2016   #18
ThrashZone

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit
 
 

You'll still need to remove disk 1 to know for sure.
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25 Jan 2016   #19
JelloBoy

64 Windows 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ThrashZone View Post
You'll still need to remove disk 1 to know for sure.
Yeah try to run it in raid after clone-that failed.

Ran it in normal ahci-loaded from my 1tb slow drive pretty sure

Will delete the raid, make it simple and re-clone to see if it boots from it
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25 Jan 2016   #20
ThrashZone

Win-7-Pro64bit 7-H-Prem-64bit
 
 

That is the way you should do it a raid should be established after an install not before
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