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Tu run bootable raid 5 or 10 on Rampage VI extreme Encore

Bjørn
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do i go to buye this or how can this be set on this motherboard 

https://www.newegg.com/intel-vrocissdmod-virtual-raid/p/N82E16816117494

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BrusC_Intel
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Hello, @Bjørn.

 

Thank you for contacting Intel Community Support.

 

We received your thread regarding bootable RAID using Intel VROC on your Rampage VI Extreme Encore, I will be glad to assist you.

 

Intel® VROC is targeted as an enterprise product, mainly for Servers and Workstations. Also, per the details found in the article “Intel® VROC Support on X299 FAQ”, Intel® VROC was enabled on X299 client platforms (see below). This initial decision was made at the time of launch in 2017. Since then, it has become apparent that Intel® RST (and not Intel® VROC) is the better product to support SSD RAID on X299 platforms, partly because of Intel® RST availability, broad SSD support, and no need for an extra HW key. Intel® RST is free and it supports Intel® as well as NON-Intel® storage devices.

 

Intel® VROC will continue to have its HW Key licensing policies, which are more in line with enterprise product expectations. From the above explanation, we hope it’s clear that for X299 or client platforms, our customers do NOT require purchasing Intel® VROC key for RAID 0 (even with NON-Intel® drives). Please use Intel® RST instead of Intel® VROC for RAID 0 and other things.

 

For more detail, please review the full FAQ; especially the answer to question 2 in the below article: https://www.intel.com/content/dam/support/us/en/documents/memory-and-storage/ssd-software/VROC_Suppo...

 

With all that being said, the main recommendation would be to work with Intel RST which does not require any additional investment.

 

If you have any questions or concerns, please let me know, I will follow up on December 15th or we can schedule a different date for the follow-up.

 

Best regards,

 

Bruce C.

Intel Customer Support Technician

BrusC_Intel
Moderator
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Hello, @Bjørn.

 

This post is to follow up on your thread regarding Intel VROC to check if I can be of assistance.

 

I will follow up again and close the thread on December 18th, or we can schedule a different date if additional time is required.

 

Best regards,

 

Bruce C.

Intel Customer Support Technician

BrusC_Intel
Moderator
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Hello, @Bjørn.

 

I wanted to follow up on your thread regarding Intel VROC.

 

I previously shared that it is recommended to use Intel RST instead as it does not require an additional investment and also for the other reasons mentioned in my original post.

 

The thread will be closed right now since there has been no confirmation from you, if you require further assistance, please open a new thread as this one will no longer be monitored, or contact us via one of the other support methods (https://www.intel.com/content/www/us/en/support/contact-support.html).

 

Best regards,

 

Bruce C.

Intel Customer Support Technician

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