Notebooks & Tablet PCs
Intel Mobile Intel 945 Express Chipset Family
Intel Rapid Storage Technology
Windows Server 2003-Windows Server 2008-Windows 7 (32-64-bit)-Windows Vista (32-64-bit)-Windows XP (32-64 bit)
Note: Before installing this application or requesting technical support from Intel, first contact your system manufacturer. They may provide software which is specifically configured for your system.
Purpose: This driver supports RAID 5 & 10 on specific desktop platforms; supports RAID 0, 1, AHCI & Matrix RAID on specific desktop and mobile platforms. The driver should be installed after the operating system has been installed. F6 and RAID BIOS configurations need to be performed prior to installation of this driver for proper operation.
Intel RAID Technology requires the Intel ICH9R/ICH9M-E/ICH10R/PCH-PCH-M SATA RAID controller hub, Intel 82801HR I/O controller hub (ICH8R), Intel 631xESB/632xESB I/O controller hub, Intel 82801GR/GH I/O controller hub (ICH7R/DH), Intel 82801FR I/O controller hub (ICH6R).
This driver provides support for the following:High-capacity & fault-tolerant SATA RAID 5 arrays and high-performance & fault-tolerant SATA RAID 10 arrays on select Intel 5 Series, 4 Series, 3 Series, 965, 975X, 955X and 945 chipset-based platforms.
High-performance SATA RAID 0 arrays & redundant SATA RAID 1 arrays on select Intel 5 Series, 4 Series, 3 Series, 965, 975X, 955X, 945, 925, 915 chipset-based platforms.
AHCI support on select Intel 5 Series, 4 Series, 3 Series, 965, 975X, 955X, 945, 925 and 915 chipset-based platforms, as well as on Mobile Intel 915/910 chipset-based platforms.
Which file to choose
iata_enu_10.8.0.1003.exe: provides English-only files if you have an English version of the operating system.
iata_cd_10.8.0.1003.exe: provides multiple language files if you have an operating system other than English.
How to install
This software package should be installed after the operating system has been installed. F6 and RAID BIOS configurations need to be performed prior to installation of this software for proper operation.
Once RAID has been enabled in BIOS and the operating system is installed, double-click the downloaded file to launch the installation.
Intel Rapid Storage Technology Support
How to configure the BIOS for RAID or AHCI on an Intel board
What are the system requirements?
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