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post #11 of 14
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Originally Posted by Midgethulk View Post

Recently bought a 840 EVO 250GB version for my laptop and it is just blazing fast when you enable the "RAPID" feature in Samsung magician software center. Not that you will notice it much in daily use but the speed is there anyway. Also the drive is allot cheaper then a 840 pro at least in my country.

I get 1100MB/s read and write with RAPID mode. biggrin.gif
Wow, that is crazy! I thought that RAPID was more useless bloatware, and not software that actually makes a difference.
post #12 of 14
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Originally Posted by PolyMorphist View Post

Wow, that is crazy! I thought that RAPID was more useless bloatware, and not software that actually makes a difference.

Based on this, you might revert to your original opinion.
http://techreport.com/review/25282/a-closer-look-at-rapid-dram-caching-on-the-samsung-840-evo-ssd/8
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It doesn't work with RAID though, does it?
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That's an interesting question.
I haven't seen anyone mention RAPID in RAID.
I don't know if Samsung Magician can implement RAPID in RAID mode, but assuming that it could it should work alright.

RAPID caches data to RAM before writing, so whether you're using a single or RAIDed drives the process should theoretically work the same.
I can't see any reason why it wouldn't work other than the software not allowing the implementation.
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