How to Enable Intel® Matrix Storage RAID for the Intel® Server Board S3000AH Family


Install & Setup



  1. Update to the latest BIOS
  2. During POST, press <F2> to enter the BIOS setup screen.
  3. Select the Advanced menu > IDE Controller > Enable SATA RAID, to display the SATA RAID OPROM setting.
  4. In the SATA RAID OPROM* setting, select Intel Matrix Storage.
  5. Press <F10> to save and exit.
  6. Download Intel® Matrix Storage RAID Driver for Windows*. Select the Intel® 82801GR/GH SATA RAID Controller (Desktop ICH7R/DH) when prompted by the operating system.

See the product user guide for more information.

Intel® Matrix Storage Manager is the software that enables Intel® Matrix Storage Technology, and provides software support for:

  • High-performance Serial ATA RAID 0 arrays
  • Fault-tolerant Serial ATA RAID 1 arrays
  • High capacity and fault-tolerant Serial ATA RAID 5 arrays
  • High performance and fault-tolerant Serial ATA RAID 10 arrays on supported chipsets using select operating systems
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Supported operating systems