Intel RS3DC080 User Manual

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Intel® RAID Controller RS3DC040/

RS3DC080

Quick Installation User's Guide

Thank you for buying an Intel® RAID Controller. Your Intel® RAID Controller provides reliability, high performance, and fault-tolerant drive subsystem management, and it offers an ideal RAID solution for the internal storage of workgroup, departmental, and enterprise systems.The following information will help you assemble your Intel® RAID Controller and install components.

Perform all installation work at an electrostatic discharge (ESD)-safe workstation that meets the requirements of EIA-625, Requirements for Handling Electrostatic Discharge Sensitive Devices. You must perform all actions in accordance to the latest revision of the IPC-A-610 ESD-recommended practices.

This guide and other supporting documents are located on the web at: http://www.intel.com/support.

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Table of Contents

Product Overview .............................................................................................................................

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General Installation Process ........................................................................................................

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Unpack the RAID Controller ............................................................................................

2

Prepare the Host Computer ...........................................................................................

2

Install the RAID Controller ..............................................................................................

2

Configure and Install the SAS/SATA Devices ........................................................

2

Connect the RAID Controller to the SAS/SATA Devices ..................................

2

Power up the System .......................................................................................................

3

Run the Intel® RAID BIOS Configuration Utility ....................................................

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InstalltheOperatingSystemDriver...........................................................................

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Reference Documents ....................................................................................................................

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