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Ok so I had two of these SSDs: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820148357&Tpk=ctfddac064mag-1g1

And I pretty much did a straight across the table trade for two of these: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820148441

The cost for me was essentially the same so price wasn't an issue. I'm just afraid that I might have screwed up big time.

My plan was, and still is with the new one, to RAID 0 them. I know the stats look a little better for the M4 model but I saw a benchmark site showing the C300 better.

Somebody please show me something that will reassure me or just tell me I'm stupid.

Will the M4 be better in RAID 0 or would the C300? doh.gif
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From what i hear is that the M4 is a replacement

M4 Vs C300
Read wrong. I like the M4 it's a good SSD.
Edited by Narwhal_Revenge - 2/13/12 at 9:46pm
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I would assume the write speed on the M4's would be a little slower, but overall both in RAID 0 would be extremely fast. Benchmarks are just benchmarks, real world speed is what your looking for and x2 M4's in RAID 0 will be more than fast enough.
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Anyone heard about the M4s lack of TRIM and a solution for it?
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regarding trim support. youll be stuck without it if you raid.
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I have heard that Intel is making firmware for TRIM support in RAID. I'm not an SSD guy though, so I might be wrong, or it could just be for their SSD's.
post #7 of 8
There are no raid controllers that can pass the trim command to SSDs in a raid array. Intel raid controllers can pass the trim command to single SSDs while in Raid mode.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by PuntyMario View Post

regarding trim support. youll be stuck without it if you raid.
Quote:
Originally Posted by raptorxrx View Post

I have heard that Intel is making firmware for TRIM support in RAID. I'm not an SSD guy though, so I might be wrong, or it could just be for their SSD's.
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Originally Posted by rancor View Post

There are no raid controllers that can pass the trim command to SSDs in a raid array. Intel raid controllers can pass the trim command to single SSDs while in Raid mode.

Alright. I feel so much better. REP+ for knowing that. thumbsupsmiley.png
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