Raid Or not?

Discussion in 'Computer Software and Operating Systems' started by Eastonator12, Jun 13, 2017.

  1. Eastonator12
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    Eastonator12 GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    Hey guys, I have a Alienware 17 r4, and I was wondering how I can find out if it's using raid or AHCI. thanks!
     
  2. Youkai

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    For AHCI just go into the Bios ...
    For Raid it depends, I think the newer ones are set within Bios as well ...
    The old stuff I used at work (seperate Raid Card) had to be set as a booting device and you could go into some kind of options menu pressing some button which it would show while booting up.

    But I doubt that a Gameing laptop would have Raid as it would not make much sense ... maybe a Raid 0 for slightly speed improvement ... but with a propper SSD you wouldn't notice a difference i guess.
     
  3. Eastonator12
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    Eastonator12 GBAtemp Advanced Fan

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    I figured it out, just went into the BIOS and changed RAID to AHCI it worked fine
     
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