2 x SATA SSD in RAID0 - Overclock.net - An Overclocking Community

Forum Jump: 

2 x SATA SSD in RAID0

 
Thread Tools
post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 09-22-2017, 10:45 AM - Thread Starter
Blue and Green Team!
 
The_Rocker's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: England
Posts: 10,733
Rep: 705 (Unique: 528)
Hi guys, my next buy for my 'Lucky7' sig rig is probably going to be a second Sandisk 960GB SATA SSD.

I am after some more space and whilst im at it thought a little performance bump from RAID 0 might be nice.

I was tempted by an NVMe SSD when I built the system but the price put me off considering all reviews showed NO real world gains between a 3500MB/s NVMe SSD and a simple 500MB/s SATA SSD. And then I read about thermal throttling issues etc...

Its about £1000 for a 2TB NVMe SSD whereas a pair of Sandisk 960GB Ultra II's comes in around £550 in total and the current state of affairs show no real world gains from NVMe SSD's over SATA.

Any issues with this? Am I missing something that will make me buy NVMe?

Years ago when SSD's first hit the scene I ran a pair of Crucial C300 128GB's in RAID 0 with no problems.

And yes... I am fully aware of how RAID works, and the importance of backups.

Thanks

20i9 STEALTH
(13 items)
CPU
Intel Core i9 9820X @ 4.5Ghz (1.253v NO AVX OFFSET)
Motherboard
ASUS X299 TUF Mark 2
GPU
2 x ASUS 2080Ti TURBO (Blower, NON-A)
RAM
32GB Corsair Vengeance LPX 3000Mhz (4 x 8GB)
Hard Drive
1TB Samsung 970 EVO PLUS NVMe SSD
Power Supply
Corsair HX1200 1200W
Cooling
Corsair H150i Pro (Corsair ML120's push/pull)
Case
Fractal Design Define S Windowed
Operating System
Windows 10 Pro
Monitor
Acer Predator XB271HU 165Hz GSYNC 1440P
Keyboard
Corsair K70 MXRed
Mouse
Razer Deathadder Elite
Audio
Schiit 2Uber Stack + Beyerdynamic DT1770
▲ hide details ▲


The_Rocker is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 09-23-2017, 02:04 AM
More Vcore
 
The EX1's Avatar
 
Join Date: Oct 2013
Location: Texas
Posts: 1,557
Rep: 107 (Unique: 99)
Only if your workload involves heavy I/O disk reads and writes will you see a big improvement. People love NVMe drives for things like content creation or modeling work, where application performance relies heavily on the speed of your storage. Programs like games can't take full advatage of the speeds offered by NVMe drives so steer away for that purpose. Installing your OS on that NVMe can also give you a noticeable boost overall.

Hope this helps.

Test Bench
(14 items)
CPU
1920X Threadripper
Motherboard
ASUS ROG Zenith Extreme
GPU
ASUS RX 560 Strix
GPU
ASUS RX 560 Strix
GPU
ASUS RX 560 Strix
RAM
G.Skill Tridentz DDR4
Hard Drive
Western Digital Blue M.2
Power Supply
EVGA 1600 G2
Cooling
Noctua NH-U12S TR4-SP3
Cooling
Corsair SP120s
Cooling
Corsair AF140
Case
Corsair 780T White
Operating System
UNRAID
Monitor
ASUS VG245H
Monitor
ASUS VG245H
Monitor
ASUS VG245H
Keyboard
RAZER Black Widow Ultimate
Keyboard
RAZER Black Widow Ultimate Overwatch Edition
Keyboard
Logitech G15
Mouse
Razer Naga
Mouse
Steelseries Warcraft MMO Mouse
Mouse
Logitech G502
Audio
Razer Kraken 7.1
Other
USB Hubs/extensions/cables
CPU
Intel Core i7 6950X
Motherboard
ASUS ROG Rampage V Edition 10
GPU
nVidia Titan Xp Collector's Edition Galatic Empire
RAM
Corsair Special Edition Blackout Dominator DDR4
Hard Drive
Samsung 960 EVO M.2 NVM.e
Hard Drive
Crucial MX300 SSD
Hard Drive
OCZ SSD
Power Supply
Corsair HX1000i Platinum
Power Supply
Custom red sleeved cables
Cooling
EK RGB Monoblock
Cooling
Alphacool Monsta 360mm Radiator-White
Cooling
Hadwarelabs NEMESIS GTX 560mm Radiator
Cooling
Noiseblocker 120mm PWM fans-White
Cooling
Noiseblocker eLoop 120mm fan-Red
Cooling
Noctua Industrial 140mm fans
Cooling
Phobya Slim 180mm fans
Cooling
Swiftech D5 Pump
Cooling
Bitspower D5 pump top
Cooling
Bitspower D5 pump mod kit
Cooling
Singularity Computers Ethereal Dual Reservoir mounts
Cooling
Monsoon Free Center compression fittings
Cooling
Bitspower Deluxe White fittings
Cooling
Primochill Grillz Hex radiator grill
Cooling
Primochill Advanced LRT Tubing
Cooling
Koolance in-line filter
Cooling
XSPC G 1/4 temperature sensor
Cooling
Silverstone PWM fan hub
Cooling
EK M.2 Heatsink - Nickle
Cooling
FrozenQ LFX Reservoirs - White
Cooling
FrozenQ LFX Aluminum Reservoir collars
Case
Silverstone TJ11
Case
Custom acrylic panels
Operating System
Windows 10
Monitor
Alienware AW3418DW Ultrawide
Keyboard
GALAX HOF
Mouse
Razer Starcraft II Edition Mouse
Mousepad
GALAX RGB Mousepad
Audio
ASUS Supreme FX Hi-Fi DAC
Audio
Sennheiser Game Zero - White
Other
NZXT USB 2.0 internal hub
Other
NZXT Hue+
Other
Darkside LEDs and extensions
CPU
Ryzen R7 1800X
Motherboard
ASUS ROG Crosshair VI
GPU
Powercolor RX Vega 64 Red Devil
GPU
RX Vega 64 Limited Edition
GPU
RX Vega 64 Limited Edition
RAM
GALAX HOF Limited Edition DDR4
Hard Drive
Western Digital Black
Hard Drive
Western Digital Black
Optical Drive
ASUS Blu-Ray/DVD-RW
Power Supply
EVGA 750 GQ
Power Supply
EVGA 750 GQ
Cooling
Deepcool Captain 240mm
Case
Primochill Praxis Wet Bench
Operating System
Windows 10
▲ hide details ▲


The EX1 is offline  
post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 09-24-2017, 09:41 AM - Thread Starter
Blue and Green Team!
 
The_Rocker's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Location: England
Posts: 10,733
Rep: 705 (Unique: 528)
Quote:
Originally Posted by The EX1 View Post

Only if your workload involves heavy I/O disk reads and writes will you see a big improvement. People love NVMe drives for things like content creation or modeling work, where application performance relies heavily on the speed of your storage. Programs like games can't take full advatage of the speeds offered by NVMe drives so steer away for that purpose. Installing your OS on that NVMe can also give you a noticeable boost overall.

Hope this helps.

Well seems like the best way for me to double my storage space whilst still keeping performance up would be to get a second SSD for RAID 0 then thumb.gif

20i9 STEALTH
(13 items)
CPU
Intel Core i9 9820X @ 4.5Ghz (1.253v NO AVX OFFSET)
Motherboard
ASUS X299 TUF Mark 2
GPU
2 x ASUS 2080Ti TURBO (Blower, NON-A)
RAM
32GB Corsair Vengeance LPX 3000Mhz (4 x 8GB)
Hard Drive
1TB Samsung 970 EVO PLUS NVMe SSD
Power Supply
Corsair HX1200 1200W
Cooling
Corsair H150i Pro (Corsair ML120's push/pull)
Case
Fractal Design Define S Windowed
Operating System
Windows 10 Pro
Monitor
Acer Predator XB271HU 165Hz GSYNC 1440P
Keyboard
Corsair K70 MXRed
Mouse
Razer Deathadder Elite
Audio
Schiit 2Uber Stack + Beyerdynamic DT1770
▲ hide details ▲


The_Rocker is offline  
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Overclock.net - An Overclocking Community forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
If you do not want to register, fill this field only and the name will be used as user name for your post.
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Password:
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:

Log-in



Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page


Forum Jump: 

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off