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#1
So is it worth it for me to grab 2 more matched SSD's for my pair I already have? The current ones are 230/160mb/s.
 

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Depends how cheap they are. There are/has been some good deals lately on larger SSD's.
 

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$40 a pop so $80 total would end up with 4x32GB.
 

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i dont know if id waste the cash to use that many sata slots. why not just sell the ones you have keep the 80 and buy a single larger SSD
 

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Now were is the ridiculousness in that?
 

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#8
Theirs no reason to buy an ssd that size anymore. Like someone said, sell em and upgrade
 

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yeah, sell what you have and upgrade to one of higher capacity thats also faster. You will also gain the ability to use the TRIM function, since in RAID it does not work with SSDs so theres no garbage dump on your setup right now. ANd its pretty essential for SSDs TBH.

I was also looking at that SSD erocker linked. Its good for the price, but as i read more reviews on it in terms of speed it seemed lack luster.
 
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yeah, sell what you have and upgrade to one of higher capacity thats also faster. You will also gain the ability to use the TRIM function, since in RAID it does not work with SSDs so theres no garbage dump on your setup right now. ANd its pretty essential for SSDs TBH.
What do you mean RAID does not work with SSDs ? NVM You mean trim does not work in RAID?
 

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What do you mean RAID does not work with SSDs ? NVM You mean trim does not work in RAID?
re-read what I said. TRIM does not work when SSDs are in RAID.
 
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re-read what I said. TRIM does not work when SSDs are in RAID.
I did sorry.......Im getting ready to set up a RAID with SSDs. So why no trim?
 

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I did sorry.......Im getting ready to set up a RAID with SSDs. So why no trim?
Not sure, just does not work when in a RAID configuration. Intel is working getting it to work, and which it probably will with their next chipset.
 
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yeah, sell what you have and upgrade to one of higher capacity thats also faster. You will also gain the ability to use the TRIM function, since in RAID it does not work with SSDs so theres no garbage dump on your setup right now. ANd its pretty essential for SSDs TBH.

I was also looking at that SSD erocker linked. Its good for the price, but as i read more reviews on it in terms of speed it seemed lack luster.
Honestly I wipe the drives almost weekly...
 

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Honestly I wipe the drives almost weekly...
And then reinstall windows? Man your going to kill those drives with all the writes.
 

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And then reinstall windows? Man your going to kill those drives with all the writes.
They are like 2-3 years old now and have been on benchmark rigs since the beginning. They might die quicker but I would figure they should be dead by now if it was that bad.



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