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External Raid 0, SSDs, and ThunderBolt. Possible or not?

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Hello, I'm wondering if you can buy an external enclosure that supports ThunderBolt and raid up 2 240gb SSDs (SATA III) to saturate the ThunderBolt link.

Are there any down sides to this except price?
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Oooo thank you, do you know if they have an empty one? I wanna stick two Vertex 4s in one, think I'll run into trouble trying?

I'm also assuming it's going to take about 6-8 HDDs to saturate a ThunderBolt line, correct me if I'm wrong.
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The TB quoted has 10Gb/s bandwidth or ~800MB/s, each direction. 2x SSD's with Gen3 speed at 6Gb/s each could reach 12Gb/s or ~1000MB/s. In this case at those speeds the TB quoted is more than saturated, it is limiting max speed to 800MB/s.
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