16 steps to install (not counting prep)
and 18 tuning stepshttp://ssd.mooo.com/
my page shows all steps, not just Plug in, install, play.
the raid system is complex, you need to find out which type of array, is for you, (speed? or loss of data) stripped sets, JBOD, etc...
there is hardware raid and software raid.
if you have enough mem, you dont need a page fail, (unless editing full movies,or loading photo shop 10 times)
i put mine up in high mem, as a ram disk. 1GB (.090mb) 32bit w7 trick,
if you run win7(64b) you can vast memory, most non gamers ,non vid editors dont care ... or need 32gb of mem.
what are you usages and Apps. ? usage and architecture are important.