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Well Tfor me the PERC was great until I updated my BIOS. It was fine one day then immediately after a BIOS update all 6 drives went corrupt. 4 on the PERC and 2 using onboard RAID. I am not sure why they all went corrupt but after the flash all went to hell. So I flashed back and nothing changed. I could not for the life of me get the any setting to safe in my BIOS with the PERC in. As we all know, we need to set a boot priority in the BIOS, but after I set it the BIOS would hang. It would not restart or anything just hang. So I just took the PERC out and used onboard. I only lost about 20MB/s transfer.
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post #12 of 21
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And what do you mean about bottle necking your prossesor with 8ssds?
Most applications that are considered hard drive intensive (loading windows or a video game, for example) become processor dependent. Double your transfer rate from 350MB/s to 700MB/s and you may see a half second increase in performance, you may not.

If you want to see benchies, here's a 32KB stripe with 8 OCZ V2's. It may not be as impressive as some benchmarks you've seen, but HD Tune is not exactly the most SSD friendly program out there.
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post #13 of 21
I would MUCH rather have a processor bottleneck than a HD bottleneck. That way I a getting the maximum read/write speeds physically possible! I'm not sure why you are saying a processor bottle neck is a bad thing, other than the fact that you could have had less drives in RAID 0 and still gotten the same real world performance.
Edited by bruestle2 - 2/23/09 at 8:16pm
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Indeed. You can overclock a processor.
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post #15 of 21
Well, i'll throw my two cents here. I have that exact same drive as in the OP, and its balls. I ended up taking it out of my laptop and putting in my OEM 7200RPM drive. It was slow as **** and always froze when writing stuff to the drive. Granted, i had only 1 and obviously no array, but i threw it in a box and now its in my closet.
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I absolutely love my SSD's wouldn't trade them for all the space in the PC world. What ever drives you get just use the registry tweaks.
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I would MUCH rather have a processor bottleneck than a HD bottleneck. That way I a getting the maximum read/write speeds physically possible! I'm not sure why you are saying a processor bottle neck is a bad thing, other than the fact that you could have had less drives in RAID 0 and still gotten the same real world performance.
It's not a bad thing. It's just that you're kinda throwing money away. I'm considering selling 4 of mine.
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I absolutely love my SSD's wouldn't trade them for all the space in the PC world. What ever drives you get just use the registry tweaks.

Hmm, do you think those ocz ones are the thing to get? Do you know anything about the patriot MCLs?

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820220341
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Indeed. You can overclock a processor.
Makes me wonder if SSDs can be overclocked too.
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Makes me wonder if SSDs can be overclocked too.

Well if ram can be overclocked......
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