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SSD + HDD Without RAID

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Hi guys just wondering in the case that I do purchase a SSD without a SF controller and want to run it with TRIM and add an additional HDD, can I run it in say JBOD or some other way?

Maybe just connect the drives to the mobo normally and it'll read as separate drives and no need for JBOD?

Thanks.
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Yes, it is possible to connect a SSD and a HDD to a hard drive to a motherboard and it will read them as seperate drives.
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Okay thanks no need for JBOD then.
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Yes, you'll have your C drive (SSD) and one other drive letter (HDD). You can change the HDD drive letter in Windows. Optical drives and card readers will also have an assigned drive letter.
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