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I'm pretty sure if you're ahci mode for the ssd to get trim the raid drivers are loaded for other hdds.. Maybe. I know you can do it somehow.
I'm not sure. I know setting the controller to RAID mode will enable AHCI features, but I'm not sure if TRIM support will still work. As far as I know, TRIM only works with the default Windows 7 AHCI driver, which (I believe) is replaced as soon as you enable RAID.
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post #52 of 66
They would have to be on different controllers. That way the HDDs can be RAID and the SSD can be AHCI.
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post #53 of 66
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I'm not sure. I know setting the controller to RAID mode will enable AHCI features, but I'm not sure if TRIM support will still work. As far as I know, TRIM only works with the default Windows 7 AHCI driver, which (I believe) is replaced as soon as you enable RAID.
Either way they need to fix TRIM to become more compatible. Such a good feature shouldn't be so limited.
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You need to buy yourself some AD700s and a Titanium HD while it's on sale at Frys.
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You need to buy yourself some AD700s and a Titanium HD while it's on sale at Frys.
how about no. i have HD595s.
 
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and yet with all that horse power you are still using mechanical hdd's.
Please stop pimping SSD's. You're making me want one and I have no business spending the money.
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@BillOhio

It would really help your system more than any other upgrade. Mine as well... :/
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post #58 of 66
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@BillOhio

It would really help your system more than any other upgrade. Mine as well... :/
mine too. but im a graphics card nut.. lol.

second 470 or ssd. its a hard choice.
 
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What kind of fps's are you getting on your most played games?
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I would upgrade your cpu and gpu at the same time.

You'll only get about half the performance out the a second gtx 470 with that chip.
    
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