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Intel Rapid Storage Driver

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November 17, 2010 3:43:20 PM

Does the intel rapid storage driver actually restore TRIM to an array of SSDs?

Mabie some of you have already used it.
Mabie you could post some before/after benchmarks? ... that might be too much to ask.

Does it have any drawbacks/limitations?

I've got Win7Pro, a P6X58D-E and an i7-930, would I be able to use it?

... I am thinking that this driver will eliminate the need to have a segment of your SSD reserved as spare area, restoring performance to SSDs in Raid while maximizing usable space. ... sounds almost too good to be true.

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November 18, 2010 2:45:48 AM
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The Intel drives does pass TRIM through to an SSD if the storage controller is in RAID mode, but only if the SSD itself is a single drive and not part of a multi-volume RAID set.

See: http://techreport.com/discussions.x/18653
November 19, 2010 1:57:01 PM

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