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You have a Z77 board, use the Intel SATA 6Gb/s ports.

I thought I did?

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The manuel told me the white one was the intel and I used the 6GB sata cable.
 
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You have a Z77 board, use the Intel SATA 6Gb/s ports.

I thought I did?

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The manuel told me the white one was the intel and I used the 6GB sata cable.

Nope the top brown posts are the native SATA 6Gb/s ports.

http://www.guru3d.com/article/asus-sabertooth-z77-review/4
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The Sabertooth supports 2 native SATA 6Gbps ports (brown) with RAID 0,1,5,10 while 4 SATA 3Gb/s ports (black) with RAID 0,1,5,10. Two Asmedia 1061 controllers provide another two SATA 6Gbps ports colored in white/grey. The eSATA 6Gbps ports located at the back panel uses one of these Asmedia 1061 controller.
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oh my. You were so right. I miss read.

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Drive gets better with age. I love it more everyday. Yes im still on Firmware 1.02 but I just have not seen any reason to mess with it. Runs fantastic. Will upping firmware give me any boost in performance?

 

Last Test 4-13-2012

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Today 5-26-2012

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Drive gets better with age. I love it more everyday. Yes im still on Firmware 1.02 but I just have not seen any reason to mess with it. Runs fantastic. Will upping firmware give me any boost in performance?

Last Test 4-13-2012
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Today 5-26-2012
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The behavior you saw is not a "drive gets better with age" behavior. It is simply the random results that you get when you test your drive repeatedly. The two results you've posted are very similar and you can't call that an improvement smile.gif
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yeah I still love my drive tho. Wondering will going with a second 128gb for Raid be a bad idea? I want more space & I want faster speeds now

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No reason not to get another if you can afford it, I should have 4- 256gb in Raid0 by the end of this next week
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Hi guys,

I got a pretty good deal on two 128gb M3Ss (€80 each) and as soon as the rest of my new system arrives I plan to raid0 them. I just wanted to quick check on what you guys determined to be the best parameters (like stripe size, dunno if theres anything else, never raided an ssd before). I saw some posts stating 128k is good, others saying 4k works like a charm... so whats the current status?

Oh an also, firmware upgrades can still be done when the drives are raided, I hope?

Thanks a lot in advance!
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