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After a lot of reading, I have decided a raid controller would be very beneficial for a raid 0 on ssd. Now the problem is the prices. I would love to have a Apatec 2405, but 200 usd is out of my price range. I know I want at least 128 mb of cashe and 4 internal sata 2 ports. What options are there out there. I did some searching on newegg, but I am not sure which raid controllers I can trust, I don't want to waste money on a cheap card. I am looking to spend just under 100 usd. Am I asking for too much for my price range? Anybody know of any good cards?
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Well I would get a Perc 5/i off ebay....I got mine for $115. It's a steal for that price.
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being a dell, how is the quality?

how will this perform compared to a adaptec 2405?
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being a dell, how is the quality?

how will this perform compared to a adaptec 2405?
I've not read about the Adaptec, but judging by the specs it would be destroyed by the Perc. It's a Dell enterprise card, but it's technically an LSI card. You can actually flash the LSI BIOS.
Here is a link. I got mine from here, and the place is legit.
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