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I currently have a crucial m4 256gb ssd and I was thinking abut adding another 256gb ssd to do raid 0 . does any one know if windows 7 supports trim yet for x2 ssd's in raid 0 ? and also would I have to reformat my ssd and reinstall windows to do a raid setup ? and how about if I was just to add another ssd for storage would I have to reformat my ssd that has windows 7 on it and do a fresh install ? or do I just have to install the new ssd I want to use for storage ?
    
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Trim is supported on raid IF the controller supports it, Yes you will have to format as it will be seen as a new 512gb drive, If you just want to do storage and no raid then just pop it on in.
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Trim is supported on raid IF the controller supports it, Yes you will have to format as it will be seen as a new 512gb drive, If you just want to do storage and no raid then just pop it on in.
when adding a ssd just for storage when I download something i have to choose what ssd I want it on correct ? and how about when I launch something say like a game do I have to choose the ssd that I want it to launch from or will my computer all ready know what ssd the game is on ?
    
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