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Fastest drive out there? 256GB

Still Samsung 840 Pro 256GB?
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The OCZ Vertex, Plextor M5P also score really high.
     
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Whats better for a x79 board to use a single 256GB drive or 2 128GB in RAID 0? I know benchmarks for the RAID0 will be faster but
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Whats better for a x79 board to use a single 256GB drive or 2 128GB in RAID 0? I know benchmarks for the RAID0 will be faster but

Skip the RAID. Unless you're using hardware RAID then it isn't worth it. You might even end up with worse performance in some cases and you will have twice the chance for total data loss - just stick with one larger SSD.
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Fastest drive out there? 256GB

Still Samsung 840 Pro 256GB?

its one of the best of the best and well worth looking at. in benching its fast. in real world there difference wouldnt be that noticable say compared the 840 non pro. still i would go the pro version over the non pro if money allows.
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the OCZ Vector would be on the level of the samsung 840 pro as well
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the OCZ Vector would be on the level of the samsung 840 pro as well

And between the Vector and the Samsung 840 Pro??
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Samsung all day long.biggrin.gif
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Originally Posted by supermiguel View Post

Whats better for a x79 board to use a single 256GB drive or 2 128GB in RAID 0? I know benchmarks for the RAID0 will be faster but

Skip the RAID. Unless you're using hardware RAID then it isn't worth it.
Why? Usually it will be the same with the firmware RAID as hardware RAID...
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You might even end up with worse performance in some cases
Proof?
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and you will have twice the chance for total data loss - just stick with one larger SSD.
Agreed. biggrin.gif
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Originally Posted by luciddreamer124 View Post

the OCZ Vector would be on the level of the samsung 840 pro as well

And between the Vector and the Samsung 840 Pro??
Yup

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Samsung all day long.biggrin.gif
Agreed.
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