How do you setup RAID on a X58 using the Intel (Black Ports) Controller?

Last Update: 2017/05/22

RAID Setup (Intel Matrix RAID Controller)

To use the Intel Matrix RAID controller the hard drives must be connected to SATA ports 0-5 (black ports)

Step 1 – BIOS Setup

To enter the BIOS, hit DEL when prompted

Step 2 – Intel Matrix Storage Manager

You can now install Windows on your new RAID Volume.