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and i thought mirrored raid 1 is what had maximum speed but at the sacrifice of using half the space? that gave me a +0.1 performance but i thought was was no gain..
i probably should have gone mirrored coz i dont want to lose all my info should something go wrong..

but the ssd's come with a 3 yr warranty hopefully by the time warranty runs out they'll have something better.
    
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Originally Posted by AliceInChains View Post
you can always buy a pci raid controller. that will improve speeds all around. bottom line if you want the best performance with raid0 you gotta have atleast a decent raid controller.

i would check newegg for a raid controller. sometimes they have open box deals and they arent the expensive (although normally the goods ones are expensive)
that probably is gonna be my next purchase coz my board only has 2 sata connectors (buy cheap buy twice -) and i really need my older sata 500GB hdd.



i'd appreciate if u hooked me up with some links...
    
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post #13 of 17
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you can always buy a pci raid controller. that will improve speeds all around. bottom line if you want the best performance with raid0 you gotta have atleast a decent raid controller.
Yep.

It's a shame to let those nice drives languish but IDK how those cheap PCIe RAID0 controllers perform.

I purchased an but that's pretty extreme.

It is a very nice card!
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post #14 of 17
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i was gonna go to the Wanted Section and ask for a motherboard that could take my cpu, memory but i dont have enough reps to start a thread.
i dont mind used ****.


then i went to ebay looked at a few boards..
    
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post #15 of 17
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Old Hippie View Post
Yep.

It's a shame to let those nice drives languish but IDK how those cheap PCIe RAID0 controllers perform.

I purchased an LSI 9240-4i but that's pretty extreme.

It is a very nice card!
$196




    
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post #16 of 17
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and i thought mirrored raid 1 is what had maximum speed but at the sacrifice of using half the space? that gave me a +0.1 performance but i thought was was no gain..
i probably should have gone mirrored coz i dont want to lose all my info should something go wrong...
In all sincerity, you need to educate yourself on the RAID modes AND realize RAID is NOT a back-up.

This site is absolutely the best site to demonstrate how RAID works.

If you're entertaining the notion of a new MB do yourself a favor and get Intel.
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$196

LOL!

I didn't say it would be an option for everybody!
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