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I have a quick question for some of you more experienced folk. I just installed a 256GB Vertex 4 over the weekend. I also have a much older 60GB Vertex 2. (Funny story, I paid almost as much for the Vertex 2 as I did now for my Vertex 4 tongue.gif) So as it stands I have my OS on the 60GB, Program Files on 256GB and I have 2x 500GB HDDs in RAID-0, all in my sig rig. From what I understand TRIM isn't supported in RAID mode (atleast not with my motherboard) so what I did was put my 500GB drives on the Intel controller in RAID mode (Blue ports in my case) and my 2 SSDs on the Marvell controller in AHCI mode.

This is how they benched.


Seeing how your Vertex 4s are benching is making me wonder if the marvel controller is holding it back at all? I have noticed you recommending against having an SSD on the Marvel controller. I also haven't updated the firmware yet which I really should do.

Now the system is fast, was fast even when I just had the 60GB in there, but I want to know if I'd be better off switching the 500GB drives to the Marvel controller and moving the SSDs to the Intel controller? Also, seeing some of you running 2 Vertex 4s in RAID is making me jealous. biggrin.gif
Edited by teh_HyDr0iD - 12/16/12 at 4:58pm
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From what I understand TRIM isn't supported in RAID mode (atleast not with my motherboard)
RAID0 trim is possible on a P55 board, if that is what you have. Google 5-series and RAID0 trim. wink.gif

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Also, seeing some of you running 2 Vertex 4s in RAID is making me jealous. biggrin.gif
IMHO they are just numbers, at the end of the day the best benchmark is yourself. IOW does it feel fast for you? If yes, then be happy. smile.gif
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RAID0 trim is possible on a P55 board, if that is what you have. Google 5-series and RAID0 trim. wink.gif

Oh? Thanks I'll take a look at that then. I thought RAID only became a possibility with Z77 on Ivy Bridge. biggrin.gif I must have been fed incorrect info. I guess I'll be formatting and reinstalling again later this week after moving the SSDs to the Intel Controller too. I'll also update the firmwares while I'm at it.

I do have one more question though. Would I be at any risk of bottle necking that controller by having both SSDs + the RAID on there?
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IMHO they are just numbers, at the end of the day the best benchmark is yourself. IOW does it feel fast for you? If yes, then be happy. smile.gif

Yeah that's true a single SSD won't make a huge difference in day to day use. But I like having a big e-peen and have a desire to do things just for the fun of it if my wallet allows at the time.biggrin.gif
Edited by teh_HyDr0iD - 12/16/12 at 7:47pm
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I must have been fed incorrect info.

Not really, it was right at one time but sometimes things do change. wink.gif


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Would I be at any risk of bottle necking that controller by having both SSDs + the RAID on there?

Other than capping a Gen3 SSD to Gen2 speeds, I don't think so.
Edited by ucode - 12/17/12 at 2:46am
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Not really, it was right at one time but sometimes things do change. wink.gif
Other than capping a Gen3 SSD to Gen2 speeds, I don't think so.


Thanks for your help. I've been a bit out of the loop for most of the year due to external circumstances and am just getting back into the swing of things again. Hopefully for 2013 I can get into benching and other fun things too.biggrin.gif
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Your welcome.

2013, year of the Haswell. lol
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Here's my Vertex 4, currently 71.8 GB used. Do those speeds look a little low to you guys?

Also, while running the benchmark I bluescreened. Stop code was 0x7A. After that I tried to reboot and got a message to select a proper boot device. Hit reset and the drive wasn't showing up in the BIOS. After a complete shut down (not restart/reset) it booted fine. But now the drive is performing slower. I was breaking 400 MB/s read and 300 MB/s write. Firmware is 1.5.



EDIT

Just ran the benchmark again, much better this time. I'm kind of wondering what caused the crash though.


Edited by MME1122 - 12/17/12 at 10:25pm
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Your welcome.
2013, year of the Haswell. lol

Yes, that's what I'm holding out for. I almost bought an Ivy Bridge system a month ago, but decided against it and just got an extra SSD + new graphics card.biggrin.gif
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how could you get those speeds max i could manage was this



anyways count me in guys i just got that 128gb vertex 4 thumb.gif

but are my results ok ? can i go faster actually ?
Edited by invincible20xx - 12/25/12 at 6:54pm
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