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I like having my SSDs as one system drive. simplifies everything a lot.

That was my inital thought, but if I lose more than I gain, it does not help much.
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That was my inital thought, but if I lose more than I gain, it does not help much.

What do you lose?

 

As I see it, you gain performance and simplicity....

 

Sure, it's easier to lose your data, but how much easier? As far as I know SSD failure rates are lower than HDD failure rates....which aren't very high after they are confirmed not-DOA.


Edited by TehOnlyMITTENS - 9/4/13 at 12:55pm
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post #23 of 25
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As far as I know SSD failure rates are lower than HDD failure rates....which aren't very high after they are confirmed not-DOA.
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Edited by Unit Igor - 9/4/13 at 1:41pm
post #24 of 25
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I like having my SSDs as one system drive. simplifies everything a lot.

You can without needing raid by having them in JBOD or you can set two drives as one in the disk manager in windows 7. Not too sure how to do it with windows 8 though.
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post #25 of 25
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But it seems from what people are saying you gain faster speeds in non-raid vs raid. Taking 10 more seconds to load windows is no big deal for me considering I rarely ever shut down the system.
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