AMD X399 will not support bootable NVMe RAID (at least at launch)

Discussion created by black_zion on Aug 3, 2017
Latest reply on Sep 2, 2017 by mrfs

AMD X399 Supports Bootable SATA RAID, But Not NVMe RAID


What the X399 doesn't give you is the ability to utilize NVMe SSDs in a bootable RAID. We reached out to a few industry sources and learned that X399 will allow users to build an array with SATA products and boot from it, but AMD hasn't employed a way to boot from NVMe SSDs together in a RAID 0 array like Intel.


We were also told that AMD is going to enable the feature, but there isn't a firm timeline. It's one thing to talk about booting from an array of speedy next-generation storage devices that can surpass 5,000MB/s with just two drives; it's another thing to actually deliver.