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Does a raid system cause any more writes/reads than a non raid system? if not i see no harm in raiding your ssd but with the ssd decay i try to save as much read/writes as possible.
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Originally Posted by fester99 View Post

Does a raid system cause any more writes/reads than a non raid system? if not i see no harm in raiding your ssd but with the ssd decay i try to save as much read/writes as possible.

I think I read that running a raid setup on a pair of SSD's will disable TRIM support so unless its really necessary Im not sure its worth the hastle. I havent run raid though on a SSD so cant say for sure if its true
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http://www.bitfenix.com/global/en/products/accessories/spectre-pro#specs

Im thinking about going all Spectre Pro-nuts on my case. Does anyone have experience with these on this case? I'm thinking 2x120mm for the top, replace the back fan with a 120mm and the front with the 200mm edition.

I have two questions: Would a 140mm fit in the back without any modding? And the same goes with the 230mm in the front. How much effort does it take to fit the 230mm in the front? The 230mm seems to be a lot better than the 200mm. I'm thinking performance AND noise-wise.
 
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Can a True Spirit 140 fit in to the case? Trying to decide between that an a havik 140.
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Is it worth putting a fan or two on the side? I currently use the default configuration but replaced the top 200mm fan with two 120mm exhaust and also added two fans as intake on the side.
post #6996 of 18196
Has anyone tried to mount 2 x 120mm fans on the inside of the hard drive cages? I have both the cages on top of each other because I like how that looks.
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Originally Posted by woomba View Post

Have a look at this one here:
http://www.overclock.net/t/831636/official-corsair-graphite-club/5840#post_17009898
There is a 140mm fan as rear exhaust. There is also a 200mm Spectre Pro. Fits perfectly. As far as I know you can't have the HDD cage right behind the fan. But you could move it next to the PSU.
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A photo of the front would be great if that's ok.

No modifications are necessary as the HDD cage fits behind the fan. Just requires some effort as it's a tight fit.

See post with my Bitfenix Spectre Pro 200mm:
http://www.overclock.net/t/831636/official-corsair-graphite-club/6380#post_17269693
 
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post #6998 of 18196
Thanks for the confirmation dev1ance. I'm going to order a Spectre Pro now.

EDIT - Order placed! thumb.gif
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Does a raid system cause any more writes/reads than a non raid system? if not i see no harm in raiding your ssd but with the ssd decay i try to save as much read/writes as possible.

Not unless your SSD sectors have all been used up (which they should not be if the system has been allowed to garbage collect).
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I think I read that running a raid setup on a pair of SSD's will disable TRIM support so unless its really necessary Im not sure its worth the hastle. I havent run raid though on a SSD so cant say for sure if its true

As I have mentioned a couple of times in the last page or two, Intel Rapid Storage Technology (RST) and associated drivers do not support TRIM in RAID. Apparently this has something to do with the devices using a SCSI driver and TRIM commands not being able to pass through the SCSI driver when set up as a RAID.

However, SSDs have garbage collection routines built into the drives. If left idle long enough, the GC routine will become active and do basically the same thing TRIM does, however it does take longer than TRIM.
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Is it worth putting a fan or two on the side? I currently use the default configuration but replaced the top 200mm fan with two 120mm exhaust and also added two fans as intake on the side.

If your not happy with your temps, then adding fans to the side mesh will help. You may want to consider some type of dust filter if using them as intake.
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Has anyone tried to mount 2 x 120mm fans on the inside of the hard drive cages? I have both the cages on top of each other because I like how that looks.

I had two fans set up but I was only using one hard drive cage. I found that the bottom fan was just making my hard drive and ssd dusty. Considering how much the drive cages blocked the fan, and that I didn't get any temp differences when I turned it up or down, I just removed it. I still have the top one, but no top cage.
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Two more questions:

1. Is it better to use the default top 200mm fan as exhaust or two 120mm fans?
2. If I get two dust filters for the side fans how do they mount? Outside of the metal grating? Inside of the metal grating?
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