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Supported RAID Migrations for Intel® Rapid Storage Technology


Last Reviewed: 29-Jun-2016
Article ID: 000005997

The following RAID migrations are supported:

 
Migration/Supported on: Intel® 82801GR/GH I/O Controller Hub (ICH7R/DH) Intel® ICH7MDH/ICH8M-E/ICH9M-E/PCHM Controller Hub Intel® 631xESB/632xESB I/O Controller Hub Intel® 82801HR/HH/HO I/O Controller Hub (ICH8R/DH/DO) Intel® ICH9R/DO Controller Hub Intel® ICH10R/DO/PCH Controller Hub
"RAID Ready" to 2-drive RAID 0 YES YES YES YES YES YES
"RAID Ready" to 3- or 4-drive RAID 0 YES NO YES YES YES YES
"RAID Ready" to 5- or 6-drive RAID 0 NO NO YES NO YES YES
"RAID Ready" to 2-drive RAID 1 YES YES YES YES YES YES
"RAID Ready" to 3- or 4-drive RAID 5 YES NO YES YES YES YES
"RAID Ready" to 5- or 6-drive RAID 5 NO NO YES NO YES YES
"RAID Ready" to 4-drive RAID 10 YES NO YES YES YES YES
2-drive RAID 0 to 3- or 4-drive RAID 5 YES NO YES YES YES YES
2-drive RAID 0 to 5- or 6-drive RAID 5 NO NO YES NO YES YES
3-drive RAID 0 to 4-drive RAID 5 YES NO YES YES YES YES
3-drive RAID 0 to 5- or 6-drive RAID 5 NO NO YES NO YES YES
4-drive RAID 0 to 5- or 6-drive RAID 5 NO NO YES NO YES YES
2-drive RAID 1 to 3- or 4-drive RAID 5 YES NO YES YES YES YES
2-drive RAID 1 to 5- or 6-drive RAID 5 NO NO YES NO YES YES
4-drive RAID 10 to 4-drive RAID 5 YES NO YES YES YES YES
4-drive RAID 10 to 5- or 6-drive RAID 5 NO NO YES NO YES YES
 

Legacy chipsets
The following RAID migrations are supported on legacy chipsets/controller hubs:

 
Migration/Supported on: Intel® 82801ER I/O Controller Hub (ICH5R) Intel® 82801FR I/O Controller Hub (ICH6R)
"RAID Ready" to 2-drive RAID 0 YES YES
"RAID Ready" to 3- or 4-drive RAID 0 NO NO
"RAID Ready" to 2-drive RAID 1 YES YES
"RAID Ready" to 3- or 4-drive RAID 5 NO NO
"RAID Ready" to 4-drive RAID 10 NO NO
2-drive RAID 0 to 3- or 4-drive RAID 5 NO NO
3-drive RAID 0 to 4-drive RAID 5 NO NO
2-drive RAID 1 to 3- or 4-drive RAID 5 NO NO
4-drive RAID 10 to 4-drive RAID 5 NO NO

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