4 Replies Latest reply: Apr 4, 2011 8:21 PM by lienesch RSS

Updating from Matrix Storage Manager to Rapid Storage Technology

lienesch Community Member
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Hi All,


I'm running a Core i7 motherboard with two X25-M SSDs in a RAID 0 configuration with Windows 7 Pro x64.  The RAID is controlled by the Intel Matrix Storage Manager v8.8.  I'd like to update that to the latest Rapid Storage Technology drivers and console.  An Intel support page said just run the suftware and reboot.  It sounds easy.


However, in the installation readme file, it says, "The 'Intel(R) Chipset Software Installation Utility' must be installed on the system after a supported Microsoft Windows operating system has been installed."  I've checked the download page and there are 58 matching results for this utility.  They're pretty old.  None of them mentions the X58 chipset.  I can't figure out which one to install.  What should I do?


Also, where can I find out what improved functionality I would be getting with the upgrade?  Thanks!





My System:
Windows 7 Pro x64, Service Pack 1
ZoneAlarm Extreme Security v9.3.037.000
Intel Core i7 920 with stock cooler
ASUS P6T Deluxe mobo with OC Palm Remote (BIOS 2209)
Corsair Dominator 6GB (3 x 2GB) TR3XG1600C8D DDR3 1600
Intel X25-M 80GB SSD G1 x 2EA in a RAID 0 configuration 128 KB stripe
Cooler Master 700W 80 PLUS SILVER Certified PSU
EVGA NVIDIA GeForce 9800 GTX+ (G92) 512MB 256-bit GDDR3
LG 22X DVD +/- R DVD Burner SATA
Samsung SyncMaster 953BW 19"
Antec Nine Hundred ATX Mid Tower Case

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