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1x512gb vs 2x256gb vs 4x128gb performance? in raid0,

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anyone got any graphs to see the diffrence between the setups??

im in the market for a new samsung 128pro drive sooo yeah any info would be awesome.
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Potentially it is 500MB/s vs 1000MB/s vs 2000MB/s.

You would need a RAID card for the third option. However, I would suggest a single 512GB and you would be set. You won't see much of a difference b/w any of the options.
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Originally Posted by Sean Webster View Post

Potentially it is 500MB/s vs 1000MB/s vs 2000MB/s.

You would need a RAID card for the third option. However, I would suggest a single 512GB and you would be set. You won't see much of a difference b/w any of the options.

wat about IOPS and random and 4k?!
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Originally Posted by Big-Pete View Post

anyone got any graphs to see the diffrence between the setups??

im in the market for a new samsung 128pro drive sooo yeah any info would be awesome.

Personally I'd go with the 500gb and them maybe get another one down the line and raid0 or the two 256gb in raid, I wouldn't suggest the 128gb drives in raid
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Get the largest single drive you can afford. RAID0 has very little benefit for SSDs, in fact aside from benchmarks it is not really useful at all. Game loads are not really any faster, and your boot time will increase due to the RAID drivers having to load.

I love Samsung drives, and still consider the 830 to be the pinnacle of reliability and consistency, but the Plextor M5P-Xtreme is my new second favorite. It's DDR cache (768MB for 512GB) is nice, and the controller does an excellent job of keeping the performance extremely consistent. It's also very fairly priced for the speed, capacity, and reliability you get.
   
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