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I am thinking about purchasing an SSD for my boot drive. I have a couple of questions. I know very little about SSDs, just been reading around.

First of course is the "What one is right for me?" Right now I am looking at the Mushkin Enhanced Callisto Deluxe 120GB for ~ $200 on newegg. But, I would be open for suggestions on similar priced SSDs.

My second question I have is, will TRIM work if I have a RAID with other drives but the SSD is not part of an array?

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I don't know enough about them to tell you which is right for you. I just got an 80gb and it seems to be enough for me.

As for trim with RAID, as long as the SSD isn't in an array, it should support TRIM just fine.
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