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Title pretty much says it all. Using 2 x 240GB SSDs in RAID 0 for my OS (C:) and have decided that the performance increase over having them simply extended is pretty much 0 for what I use my computer for.

Now, in my computer 'C:' is 424GB and from what I understand every 2nd block is filled to stripe the data across the 2 drives, so If I copy and paste into a new drive EVERYTHING on 'C:' (the two SSDs) in RAID 0), will I be left with my data in a usable state occupying only 216GB of space?
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No, you are using 424GB. E.g. a 20KB file, given perfect stripping, will have 10KB on one drive of the array and 10KB on the other.
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