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Two Samsung 840 Pros in a Raid 0

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I just picked up a second Samsung 840 Pro and want to put them in a Raid 0.

I have this Mobo: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813131805

Would the onboard controller suffice, if not what would I need to get Raid card wise to get the full read/write/iops
post #2 of 9
the onboard controler will be more then enough. You wont see a bottleneck until you add a 3rd drive and even then you can't because of the SATA layout... you only have 2 SATA 6G ports and the other 4 are SATA 3.

You would need a RAID card to add more drives or just upgrade to Haswell biggrin.gif
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Your board will handle those SSDs in RAID 0 just fine bro. Post your disk benchmarks once you've got em installed! thumb.gif
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Sounds great.

Now on a side note: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813130679

Can that handle two Intel 520 Series without a huge bottleneck also in raid 0?
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Why though? Unless you have very specific workloads, why bother increasing the risk of data loss?
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Why though? Unless you have very specific workloads, why bother increasing the risk of data loss?

Both computers are running 30-40 vms inside, and disk read/write is the biggest bottleneck so far.
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I have been using raid 0 since intel started putting it in the board chips and never have data loss from this or had a drive fail. plus that is why you do back ups!!!!
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What should I bench the drives with?
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What should I bench the drives with?
as ssd and atto

or something similar.
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