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I got corsair f40 and x58 board should i just raid 0 or sell it and get 60gb ssd instead

raid 0 will cost me alot more though

I need more space thats why im considering this
Edited by shalomyo - 1/18/11 at 5:03am
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A 64GB is enough for OS and applications, and you need keep in mind that RAID 0 or RAID 0 partition don't support TRIM that is one of the advantage of have Win 7 and SSD, so, if you can afford a 64GB or 128GB SSD is a better option.
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Buy another one and go raid 0.
You'll get twice the performance even though if one happens to die you'll lose whatever is on them (if you don't already have a backup solution then you should consider one regardless).

You will lose TRIM but the drives still support BGC (background garbage collection) so you'll be fine.

A 60gb ssd would be a waste and wouldn't net you that much more space.

Plus, you can always pick up a 3rd or 4th F40 for a faster/larger array.

I've had zero issues with my SSD raid and it has been running for over 6 months.
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