But as you discovered Dell will not supply it in such form. There also is a risk of the bios not booting the sdecond disc automatically. The computer has 2 gb hard drives in it but I noticed it was awful slow for a dual quad core computer with win 7 64 bit and 16gb of ram so I checked in the bios and I don’t really see a way to turn it completely off unless the hard drives are reformatted in some way. Save the money for something else. You must log in or sign up to reply here. Can you get your money back and return the system.

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The system will treat the new drive as a non raid ahci sata drive and you will see it In Windows setup you may need a storage driver.

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RAID Problem, I want RAID gone. – Windows Server

Can someone help me straighten this mess out because I am afraid I may need a certain format to keep this from happening again and I am in uncharted waters. Put a working Dell Precision in front of you and go into the bios and tell me there is an option to turn off the raid function because it is not there and I am very unhappy with Dell that they would leave such a loose end on one of their computers t54000 as far as I del it goes down the whole line of the Precision models.


Register a free account to unlock additional features at BleepingComputer. I already have an 80gb new solid state drive but I don’t want to mess things up before I put my operating system on the solid state for quick start ups and then add a couple of large hard drives for my large data.

My guess is that it will be a shame go to back to eell on the HP z Additional hard drives installed will be treated as non raid sata drives. Go to original post.

For home use it will probably be OK. Please try again now or at a later time. In your case if a hard drive were to die in this situation you could just replace it with a new one the next day and continue operating with two drives again without having to worry about any down time as the array rebuilds etc as will occur with RAID5.

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I am sure you can spend the money much better for a more modern computer. W7 pro 64bit – SW I basically want an exact copy of the current drive ready all the time in case the current one fails which I can basically either plug in or have already plugged in. Can you get your money back and return the system. Please enter a title.


Dell T5400 Raid configuration

This is where two drives appear as just one to Windows. You don’t have JavaScript enabled. Please type your message and try again.

When I got the PC back to base in the end all I h5400 needed to do was disconnect the primary drive and it booted fine from the 2nd.

Please direct me on how to fix this problem. Hardware Raid or software for Dell Workstation?

Email Required, but never shown. Post as a guest Name. You will want to confirm there are server drivers for that hardware before you proceed. You can not post a blank message. For me been with mac for years now this is a school back to the world of PC. Bart Silverstrim 1, 11 You may have to selec anotehr syste mfor boot but hey – you are in front of the machine.