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Has anyone put 2 Corsair Neutron XTI (240/480GB) SATA III SSD's in a RAID0?

If so, what were the results and is it a good solution alternative to nvme M.2/U.2 solutions?
(Also, is it okay if i use non-ecc/unbuffered memory or would I NEED ECC/Registered?)
The things I would plan to run on it are:
Games
some game development (not at 4k for either case)
game modding
office/business work
small security program
and basic internet browsing
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  1. For what your doing I see no need for the raid at all. M.2 dirves really only help if your doing a lot of file transfers or using it as a scratch drive.
  2. Best answer
    RAID0 is only a benefit for large sequential transfers.

    On low queue depth random transfers, like that normally encountered in a desktop environment, it ends up being a bit slower than a single SSD.
  3. So go with a higher capacity drive without raid? well, that seems reasonable ^_^ thank you both for your answers!
  4. RAID 0 + SSD: http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/ssd-raid-benchmark,3485.html
    Read this all the way through before you go down that road.

    tl-dr : Don't bother. You will gain zero performance benefit.


    Additionally, 240GB + 480GB + RAID 0 = 480GB RAID 0 array.
    2 x the size of the smallest.
  5. @USAFRet: No i didn't mean to imply that I would use a 240GB drive and a 480GB drive. I simply was stating the capacity of two drive types I could use. I would have used either 2 240's or 2 480's. (The one thing I always kept in mind with RAID was same disk size for every disk. Otherwise it just goes nope)
  6. Toxikaraidur said:
    @USAFRet: No i didn't mean to imply that I would use a 240GB drive and a 480GB drive. I simply was stating the capacity of two drive types I could use. I would have used either 2 240's or 2 480's. (The one thing I always kept in mind with RAID was same disk size for every disk. Otherwise it just goes nope)


    OK, just checking.
    Many people DO assume it would just add. NOT!
  7. Thank you for checking that with me, but yeah lol: It is the one thing about raid I remember the most.
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