I hope that the answer I want to hear is out there......
I had an ASUS motherboard and two SATA harddrives (500 gb). A couple of years ago I put the computer together using their onboard EZ Raid. I set it up (and I don't remember the raid number right now) so the motherboard saw both drives as a single 1 tb drive. Then I partitioned it into three different drives.
Recently I thought my motherboard was fried (it wasn't fried, it was the power supply, but oh well) so I ordered a new one (Gigabyte) with new memory. I'd like to go with the new one since I can't return it at this point. It also has a couple RAID SATA plugs on it.
Here's my question / concern. Can I plug in the two hard drives into those SATA plugs and have it recognize the drives as I had them set up?
I didn't get a chance to back up all of my important stuff (and I have some less important stuff that won't fit on the backup drive I have and I would prefer not to lose, but it isn't crucial). I thought that I would re-setup my computer with the old motherboard, backup the important stuff, then install the new motherboard and hope. That would be kind of a pain in the ... so I'd prefer not doing that.