Just ordered a new computer from iBuyPower with GIGABYTE GA-X58A-UD5, 12 GB memory as well as a entire bunch of goodies. The delivery is estimated in 8-11 days. For now, I have downloaded the motherboard manual as well as I am reading it from cover to cover, wallowing in expectation. I plan to insert two 2 TB drives as well as configure them as RAID1 . This would be my opening time with RAIDS of any sort. I have 2 questions:
1. If, for some cause, my BIOS gets hosed as well as I have to revert to the backup BIOS with default settings, how will get back to the method I was with my RAID1?. How do I regain to my RAID1 configuration if/while I have to re-configure the BIOS?
2. Does the motherboard come with any usefulness to monitor the health of my drives on a unbroken basis?