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Windows not recognizing full size of Raid0 SSDs (MB raid)

Mar 14, 2020 5:31PM PDT

Fresh install of windows on brand new drives.
Setup the raid before installing windows, setup 3 x 1TB SSDs in a raid0 using the bios.
After installing windows, it's showing the partition as 1.98GB.
Shouldn't it be closer to 3TB? What could I have done wrong?

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Time for the motherboard maker to tell you.
Mar 14, 2020 8:45PM PDT

This happened something like a decade ago. BIOS systems were updated along with procedures. Be sure the partitioning is done during the Windows install or else you learn why.

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Makes sense
Mar 15, 2020 6:33AM PDT

Yea, that sounds about right. My Motherboard is from 2014. Doesn't surprise me at all that there was some miscommunication between the MB and Windows at some point in their history.

I'll reach out to the MB manufacturer to see if they have a recommended solution. Otherwise I will probably live with the issue for a while until I upgrade my MB/CPU/Ram (was planning on doing that anyway).

Thanks for the response R.Proffitt

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