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Dead mobo, how to access data on RAID drives?

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  • Matrix
  • Access Data
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  • Storage
  • NAS / RAID
  • Intel
Last response: in Storage
September 10, 2013 9:48:26 AM

I have a dead 5 year old Asus motherboard with the Intel Matrix Raid. I had 2x2TB WD drives set up in Raid 1, and I’m looking for advice on how to proceed. Is there a software driver that would allow me to access the data on those drives on a different PC? Or is the only way to pull data off of them to get them installed in a working PC that has the Intel Matrix Raid?

(Edit) Mobo is ASUS P5Q-EM DO.

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September 10, 2013 11:59:08 AM

What motherboard?
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September 10, 2013 12:56:32 PM

plug in one of the drives into a drive dock, enclosure, or install it internally to a pc.
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September 10, 2013 4:45:04 PM

popatim said:
plug in one of the drives into a drive dock, enclosure, or install it internally to a pc.

I have to admit, I'm feeling a little stupid right now. :)  That worked, both of the drives appear to be OK. For some reason, I was thinking that the Intel RAID firmware formatted the drives in a non-standard way, and they'd be inaccessible by anything other than another Intel RAID equipped mobo.

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