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hey sean, you may want to add some info on raid 0. in case there are people who are interested. i do advise getting a raid controller if you plan on going raid 0. the native amd controller will not be sufficient to keep up with the speeds. depending on the ssd, you will run into a controller bottleneck. i tested this using an asus sabertooth 990fx on a fresh install of windows 7 64 bit ultimate with the latest amd raid/sata drivers installed.

here are the atto and crystal disk mark tests.

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Was the SF BSOD issue fixed?

Umm, mostly? lol some still have issues.
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hey sean, you may want to add some info on raid 0. in case there are people who are interested. i do advise getting a raid controller if you plan on going raid 0. the native amd controller will not be sufficient to keep up with the speeds. depending on the ssd, you will run into a controller bottleneck. i tested this using an asus sabertooth 990fx on a fresh install of windows 7 64 bit ultimate with the latest amd raid/sata drivers installed.

here are the atto and crystal disk mark tests.

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forgot to add that i know people are stiff iffy about the sandforce controller. i can personally say that i have not ran into any issues using the latest firmware for my SSDs. another thing concering the samsung SSDs, every component from the 3-core MCX controller to the firmware is made in house. i find that to be a plus. at least i know there is some reliability to it.
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I like my Kingston Hyper better than my OCZ ssd. Just seems to be more reliable
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Unfinished, but looks like this has good potential. Nice job =]
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SSD test info:
  • SSD: Crucial M4
  • Capacity: 64 GB
  • Interface: Intel SATA 6Gb/s

Anvil storage
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AS SSD. (All three tests)
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ATTO
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Crystal Disk Mark
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Admit that I "stole" some of the tests from my M4 review, but it's all mine.
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Thanks B!0HaZard!

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Thanks B!0HaZard!
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No problem. I know the M4 is extremely popular around here, so I figured I'd add my scores so people can see what OCN is recommending.
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Corsair Force 3 SSD
120GB
AMD SB950

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The reason why there are two separate numbers between the individual benchmark picture and this one, is due to me not closing out all the benches between tests in this picture.
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Heres some HDtune I threw into the mix
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Thanks Marshmellow17!

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