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post #1231 of 1783
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Nope, I 100% have them both hooked up through Sata III (6gb/s) on my motherboard. I have an Asus Maximus IV Gene-z/Gen3.
Wow, both are in the red ports...hmmm. Double check? tongue.gif
post #1232 of 1783
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Nope, I 100% have them both hooked up through Sata III (6gb/s) on my motherboard. I have an Asus Maximus IV Gene-z/Gen3.

So .. what stripe size did you use and do you have all the C states enabled?
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Sorry guys, I've been caught up in the black hole of CSGO.
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I think I used Intel's recommended strip size for SSD's which I belive is 16k. But this test is wonky, it gave me over 900 seq when i ran it yesterday, then today its 500 again. I just feel like I'm not seeing the performance in everyday usage.
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I think I used Intel's recommended strip size for SSD's which I belive is 16k. But this test is wonky, it gave me over 900 seq when i ran it yesterday, then today its 500 again. I just feel like I'm not seeing the performance in everyday usage.
That is because SSDs in RAID 0 doesn't affect everyday usage...

As for the 560MB/s speeds it could be that a port is running at SATA 2 for some reason now.
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That is because SSDs in RAID 0 doesn't affect everyday usage...
As for the 560MB/s speeds it could be that a port is running at SATA 2 for some reason now.

I would assume that running Raid0 with SSD's would improve my gaming load times, but that hasn't been the case. And if they do not improve such a thing...what the hell is the point of it then?
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I would assume that running Raid0 with SSD's would improve my gaming load times, but that hasn't been the case. And if they do not improve such a thing...what the hell is the point of it then?
Exactly.
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what the hell is the point of it then?

For the average user, none whatsoever. It's really a case of determining what your requirements are. There are certain use-cases where striped RAID is of benefit. For most folks, though, a single SSD is usually more than fast enough.
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http://www.storagereview.com/crucial_m4_ssd_raid_review

There's a slight improvement if you look at the gaming bench (Storagemark Gaming disk capture) which is pretty much the last entry, would it be noticable I'm not sure. Funnily enough it's the best out of the ones listed for this specific test while not as good as others for the others.
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The trace captures the heavy read activity of each game loading from the start, as well as textures as the game progresses. In this trace we recorded 426MB being written to the drive and 7,235MB being read.
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Hey MtDew ...

I'm on your owners list already, but I never posted my AS SSD Benchies before ... so if U wanted to add 'em ...
do they look normal and within line with others ? headscratch.gif



                 M4 - 64 GB                                       M4 - 128 GB
'


Cheers man thumb.gif

Always good to see more AS SSD scores\


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