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Can I RAID a Samsung 256gb 840 with my Samsung 256gb 830?

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Hi,

Sorry if this has been asked many times before, I've read the RAID guides and I searched my question both on Google and in OCN to no effect.
I regret having bought my 830, as when I bought it, the 840 was just available on the same week but I didn't want to "test" a product - or risk buying a new product without any feedback first.
Turns out Samsung screwed me over since I can't upgrade any new firmware for the 830 - it disappeared. Only 840s new firmaares are available.

But anyway.

So my question is in the title basically... If I buy a second 256gb SSD, like, a Samsung 840, will I be able to RAID them in RAID 0? and RAID 1? I'm not sure about the RAID controllers. Thanks and sorry again for the noobish question.
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Yes, you can. You'll be limited by the 830's speed but RAID is possible.
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Just use them as separate drives.
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