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Have one of these http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16820148357

and want a second one to raid 0 with. How well / has anyone done this ?

My current one is down to 12 gb left, so thinkiing raid with a second one would give more space plus speed. But not sure of the cons of doing this. I am on the sata 6gb port. And yes the gigabyte board I have allows for raid in the Marvell controller. Their bios updates are magnificent.
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Well, two of those drives in RAID would perform very well. Refer to this thread for all the information on speeds.

http://www.overclock.net/hard-drives...ne-2-55-a.html



As for the decision to go RAID long term means that you will not be supporting the TRIM command on your hard drives. This means that the garbage dumping on your array will not be very efficient at all. You should also know that TRIM is not supported on SATA 6gb/s even though microsoft may show it is being passed.(assuming you use your SSD with your sig rig).

Hope this helped.
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