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accelerate a Raid1 via SRT?

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From what I've read so far it should be possible to use the z68 chipset feature SRT to accelerate a Raid volume with some 64gb SSD.
I've got a 2Tb Raid1 silo with 2xWD2001FASS drives and am considering switching mainboards and throwing another SSD in to speed things up. The drives are plugged in the old Sata2 ports and the new SSD would get hooked up to a Sata3 port.
In theory that should work right?
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I believe it will as long as the RAID1 is your primary drive.

However, if you know how to manage disk space... a stand alone 64GB SSD will yield much better performance.
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Well you're perfectly right
My primary drive is already an SSD that just holds the OS and programs and I'd like to keep it that way. The RAID1 is just for games, music and other things that take up too much space. The plan is, to get more performance out of the RAID1 for the things that are accessed often. This SRT sounded like it would be good for the job but I don't know if it will work.
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