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The manual says the SSD has to have the OS installed to it. I'm using the Crucial M4 for OS and programs. I guess I can't use the extra Intel 25-V for caching or am I missing something?

i got no idea why they would say that it must have the OS installed.. i would do what others have mentioned and use it for SSD caching
http://www.overclock.net/t/1227655/how-to-set-up-intel-smart-response-technology-ssd-caching
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Thank you.

Yeah, it says (Note 2) The operating system must be installed to the SATA disk.

Edit: I guess they're saying just have Windows installed on a drive (obviously).
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Btw, what is the ideal stripe size for my SSD (OS + Program files + few games) ?
    
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Thank you.

Yeah, it says (Note 2) The operating system must be installed to the SATA disk.

Edit: I guess they're saying just have Windows installed on a drive (obviously).
That is only if you are caching to the OS disk, not if you are caching to a secondary disk.
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Btw, what is the ideal stripe size for my SSD (OS + Program files + few games) ?

What drives are you RAIDing? Stripe size only matters when you set two drives in RAID 0. If you are doing 2 of the same size SSDs just do 128.
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Gotcha, thanks a lot.
    
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