We understand that you currently have a computer with two HDDs set up in a RAID 0 configuration, which you would like to migrate over to solid state drives. In order to better assist you, we have moved your question over to our Intel® Rapid Storage Technology Support Community.
Do keep in mind that a lot of things will depend on the software you use for cloning, and it may be good to engage the software vendor as well.
First of all, I strongly recommend backing up all the information you need in case of failure, if that’s not so, any information will be lost if RAID 0 fails.
At this point, when a RAID 0 volume fails or is disconnected from the ports, the data on the hard drive is no longer accessible. You are left with only one option - wipe the HDD's clean and establish a new RAID0 array. Of course, this also means you lose everything on the drives. So, you MUST make a reliable complete backup of the original RAID0 array in the old machine BEFORE trying the move.
We can make what you want with a RAID 1 or other type of RAID but RAID is different.
I’m sorry this is not what you were expecting to hear but this is the reality with RAID 0.
Carlos A. :
Thanks for yr reply !
Hello Ivan U,
Thanks for yr reply,...
I understand the difference between RAID 0 and RAID 1,...I do have a external hard drive WD passport which i have copy of all my photos and documents, therefore data-"back-up" is not a concern even if it dies on me right now. ...I appreciate yr concern.
Now, back to technical questions,...how do I transfer/ clone ?
I really would like to avoid the clean installation ( re-set the array + clean installation of OS ) unless no other choice, as you can realize, = all windows update + all software download + installation= takes forever....
Can you share with me what to watch out for when cloning, and what major problems people encountered ?
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In this case, this support can be provided by your SSD manufacturer, sometimes they have software specifically for the SSDs model and you might be able to clone it with that software, if the SSDs are Intel® SSD please let me know the model and can connect you with the proper department for this. The software from Intel is the Intel® Data Migration Software
Also, you can try third party migration software to accomplish this, you can check on the following link:
NOTE: This link is being offered for your convenience and should not be viewed as an endorsement by Intel of the content, products, or services offered there.
Thank you so very very much for yr help, I understood your company policy and truly appreciated you went extra-mile to help me here.
OK, I will try to use that link mentioned above, if it turns out something more, i will ask again.