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See:
http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/ssd-raid-benchmark,3485-11.html

Putting SSDs in RAID 0 is pointless unless you're the type of user who gets hard off of sequential speeds which is usually irrelevant . You copying large files back and forth?
post #2 of 29
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Putting SSDs in RAID 0 is pointless unless you're the type of user who gets hard off of sequential speeds which is usually irrelevant . You copying large files back and forth?

Not sure if serious or trolling.
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See:
http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/ssd-raid-benchmark,3485-11.html

Putting SSDs in RAID 0 is pointless unless you're the type of user who gets hard off of sequential speeds which is usually irrelevant . You copying large files back and forth?
Man there is no better thing then looking transfer or copying data back and forth in crazy speed.I hope some day to buy x79 and 64gb of ram and then create 2x30gb ram-disk.
I think you miss a forum.I think you should find site called:
ilovemydatatransferslow.com
Edited by Unit Igor - 5/15/13 at 4:10pm
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I think people generally don't need to raid 0 their ssd
My corsair force 3 and samsung 840 is fast enough
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Man there is no better thing then looking transfer or copying data back and forth in crazy speed.I hope some day to buy x79 and 64gb of ram and then create 2x30gb ram-disk.
I think you miss a forum.I think you should find site called:
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post #6 of 29
If you want speed, you take the time to spend a minute or two transferring an ISO to a ramdisk, and then you play your game straight out of ram.

SSD... only good for storing ISO files now... BOOYA!

Just wish I could stuff more than 32GB in my motherboard...
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After i looked review from tomshardware i can say for sure,they didnt tune up RAID fields and they can trow their big review in the garbage(sorry tom).Only benchmark where my Samsung RAID field lose from single is in 4k read.For g.d s.ke they didnt even turn on write back-cache,they tested RAID with Intel 11.7 and we all know that 11.2 is king for RAID fields.They total score in AS-SSD for 2 x 128gb raid is 1759 and i can get without problem 2200..HELLLLLOOOOO Tom.
Edited by Unit Igor - 5/15/13 at 11:51pm
post #8 of 29
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Putting SSDs in RAID 0 is pointless

True, and the added time for the raid controller is not worth it... Well unless you have 2 small size SSD and would like to use both.
post #9 of 29
As with everything else that deals with SSD and RAID, this is totally based on your needs or wants. Its nothing but total opinion and nothing else.
 
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post #10 of 29
Is it me or does that real world benchmark also seem slightly misrepresented?

Don't forget that you still have the weird raid page during start up. Even with that factored in, it still beat the rest of the drives in question.
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