Using Following Specs:
Windows 7 Pro x32
Intel Core i5 750
4GB DDR3 1333Mhz
ATI Radeon 5770 1GB
4x WD5001AALS in RAID10 off of the Intel Raid Controller (Using IRST 10.6.0.1002)
Successfully Installed Windows 7, on RAID 10 using Intel RAID Configuration utility. Installed most-up-to-date drivers for Motherboard. But RAID will degrade out of nowhere. Have replaced defective drive, and motherboard was sent in for RMA.
But no matter what RAID10 Port 3 will FAIL, and I will have to mark as normal and then rebuild. It then rebuilds successfully. it will run fine for awhile, and the same Port will fail. I have switche dthe ports, leaving port 3 out of the raid completely. Same issue, different drive. Replaced that drive, same issue.
Have read the WD doesn’t “recommend” RAID 10 with these desktop drives do to speed of drives? is this true? Does anyone have any tips, or suggestions that they feel might help remedy this issue?