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According to Windows 7 TRIM is enabled, however according to what Ive read elsewhere TRIM is not supported on Raid0. There is an article on the Intel site that references an error they made in their RST release back in March '10 confirming that in fact TRIM does not work with Raid0.

I also understand however that GC does work and that no TRIM on a sandforce controller is no big deal. Still, lets hope that Intel address this issue soon.

As for swapping my games back to my raptors - no thanks. My game load times have decreased significantly with the SSD's (not to mention faster app switching which is handy when Im gaming). Also, as I tend to purchase my games thru Steam these days I can use an app I found on this site to swap my game directories over to my HDD's in minutes if space becomes an issue.

As a sidenote, Ive noticed running disk tests that one of my main storage drives has a lot of bad sectors and may fail. No biggie as I hardly use it anyway. So im going to replace it with my raptors as my primary storage drive (will give me 74GB) and use my 2nd storage drive (250GB) as my main storage
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I also understand however that GC does work and that no TRIM on a sandforce controller is no big deal. Still, lets hope that Intel address this issue soon.
Not just Intel. Pretty much everyone that produces RAID cards, etc, should be working to fix this. Using Microsoft software RAID on mine as the mobo I use for this doesn't support RAID. Ironically enough, all my other motherboards have RAID support.

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As for swapping my games back to my raptors - no thanks. My game load times have increased significantly with the SSD's
Don't you mean your load times have decreased? Increased load times imply the games took longer to load.
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Don't you mean your load times have decreased? Increased load times imply the games took longer to load.
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