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I have two m4s i am about to set up in raid 0... i was wondering how you do a secure erase so they still work like new given an amount of time?

I heard you have to do a secure erase every 6 months or so to keep them working like new if they are in raid 0 since trim is not supported?

So how do you do it? or is there an easier way of getting them to work like new without secure erasing?

sorry i am new to ssds
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i thought with the 007 firmware for the m4 was supposed to fix trim not working in raid. those drives also have raid support from what i read on the crucial site.
    
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Originally Posted by samus129 View Post
i thought with the 007 firmware for the m4 was supposed to fix trim not working in raid. those drives also have raid support from what i read on the crucial site.
wut? as far as i know... no ssds in raid 0 have trim enabled
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wut? as far as i know... no ssds in raid 0 have trim enabled
TRIM support in RAID has nothing to do with SSDs.

It is a limitation of the RAID controller. The controller can not pass the TRIM call to both drives.
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You have to download a program called HDDErase and format a flash drive to be bootable.

OCZ has written a detailed guide (meant for OCZ drives, but will work on any SSD) here.

Good luck.

Also, TRIM is NEVER enabled when RAID0 is enabled.
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