Raid driver/controler

Discussion in 'Windows Desktop Systems' started by Doom, Jan 4, 2006.

  1. Doom

    Doom OSNN Senior Addict

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    I bought a new laptop a few months ago and have just set up a raid 0 array on it. I've noticed though that the driver disk I got comes with a via raid controler on it. Is it necessary that I use this. Does windows not have it's own raid driver? Thing's seem to be running really well with out the via one.
     
  2. Mastershakes

    Mastershakes Moderator

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    Pretty bada$$ lookin lappie Doom. Others may weigh in on this with a bit more experience/expertise ... but....

    If it's running fine, leave her alone. XP likely took care of it.
     
  3. madmatt

    madmatt Bow Down to the King Political User

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    I think any hardware expert will tell you to use the manufacturer's driver over the Microsoft Windows Publisher version. But MS has a point; if it's not broken, don't fix it.