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Here's the thing. RAPID mode is like Samsung's recent "cheating" in Android benchmarks, where their phones overclock themselves when a benchmark is detected. RAPID does nothing for real-world uses, even under heavy workloads. In fact, enabling RAPID mode actually makes the SSD slower in some cases. I have an 840 Pro, tried RAPID mode for a week, and noticed ZERO difference outside of benchmarks. About the only thing it does is take up a lot of RAM (up to a gig).

See for yourself:
http://techreport.com/review/25282/a-closer-look-at-rapid-dram-caching-on-the-samsung-840-evo-ssd/8

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