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Cant find info on google so im back here biggrin.gif



Do the z97 chipset will handle 3-4x 250 samsung ssd in raid 0 ? And give decent output?


Just looking to have instant game loading hehe drool.gif Installed bf2 an old game and realised that my 512gb load the map in like 5 second. it took me like 3 minute + back in the days biggrin.gif


Would be nice to reduce loading in bf3 bf4 gta v and arma 3 etc


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Hello redface.gif
Cant find info on google so im back here biggrin.gif
Do the z97 chipset will handle 3-4x 250 samsung ssd in raid 0 ? And give decent output?
Just looking to have instant game loading hehe drool.gif Installed bf2 an old game and realised that my 512gb load the map in like 5 second. it took me like 3 minute + back in the days biggrin.gif
Would be nice to reduce loading in bf3 bf4 gta v and arma 3 etc
smile.gif

Why daisy chain several SSDs, when just one really fast SSD will do the job..
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=9SIA12K3G96790
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Why daisy chain several SSDs, when just one really fast SSD will do the job..
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=9SIA12K3G96790


I dont think i will be able to use this with x8 x8 config ?

I was sure m2 sata where slow ahah That thing is beastly smile.gif
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it should. My x79 could do 3-4x raid 0. I think on linus videos you start to lose speed after the 3rd one already. So 2x in raid is good, 3x if you're rich. If you can afford 3x raid 0 samsung 850 evo. You could also look into a ups for your computer and do 64gb ram and use 32-48gb as ram cache using softwares like primocache. Sure m.2 is fast or 2 in raid 0 is fast if you have two of them but yea the ram cache will eat them for breakfast.

Here's a fellow z97 using it.
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You are benching your ram, not your ssds. smile.gif
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You are benching your ram, not your ssds. smile.gif

He want's fast loading time. I'm just showing him alternatives to 3-4X raid 0. It's probably the best alternative besides buying a new x99 with raid 0 m.2 option.
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There are m.2 pcie adapters on the market like Lycom DT120 on x4. Raid0 with ssds is not that rewarding, but just for games you can try them for sure.
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Well i would stick with msata

But i think it would prevent me from crossfire.

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Msata will not stop crossfire but m.2 might, depending on your mobo config
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Msata will not stop crossfire but m.2 might, depending on your mobo config

Uh i wanted to says m2. My error ahha
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