Difficulties Creating RAID Arrays with Either Intel® Integrated RAID Module RMS3VC160 or Intel® RAID Controller RS3UC080J





What am I seeing?

I'm unable to create RAID (Redundant Array of Independent Disks) arrays through RAID BIOS and the Intel® RAID Web Console 2/3 Utility with Intel® Integrated RAID Module RMS3VC160 or Intel® RAID Controller RS3UC080J

Why am I seeing it?

The Intel® Integrated RAID Module RMS3VC160 and Intel® RAID Controller RS3UC080J support passthrough mode only. This means the disk drives attached to these controllers are visible to the operating system (OS) as individual drives, and the OS has direct access to these drives. This is also known as the JBOD (Just a Bunch of Disks) or IT (Initiator-Target) mode.

Other Intel® RAID Controllers and Intel® Storage Controllers that support passthrough mode only are:

  • Intel® Storage Module RMSP3JD160J
  • Intel® Storage Module RMSP3QD160J
  • Intel® Integrated RAID Module RMS3VC160
  • Intel® Storage Adapter RSP3GD016J
  • Intel® Storage Adapter RSP3QD160J
  • Intel® RAID Controller RS3UC080J
  • Intel® RAID Controller GC008

How to fix it?

You can't configure RAID arrays on the controllers mentioned above. You can find the list of current Intel products that support configuring RAID arrays.

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Comparison of Intel® RAID Controllers RS3UC080J and RS3UC080
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