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Has anybody used a hybrid drive setup with a mechanical and a SSD drive with a rocket raid adapter or Z68 board? How does it work? I am looking into doing it with a 500GB WD black and a 60GB ssd with a rocket raid adapter. I do not want to spend hundreds of dollars on a SSD large enough to hold all the programs on my main pc. I have seen the article on tom's hardware and want to see if people are getting the same.
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i really do have no experience of this but it seems like it would work like the seagate one, thats a hybrid between SSD and HDD as it uses the fast memory of the SSD for caching if i remember, a lil faster not a lot.

maybe this time it well be something between those 2, the speeds.

I do not know so yeah, im only saying what i think.

Seagate Momentus XT hybrid between HDD and SSD,
500GB model has 500GB HDD and 4GB SSD
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I believe for the rocket raids, both drives need to be installed on the rocketraid. In addition, it kind of sucks. Every time you reboot it will start the cache all over again.
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