SSD in RAID0 - Pro's and Cons?

I want some information about SSD in RAID0
In my country, 120GB = €120 and 240=€240
Then what's the point of getting 1x240?

What are exactly the Pro's and Con's of multiple SSD's in RAID0?
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  1. The same as HDD's in RAID 0.
  2. ^ Outstanding explaination.

    My take:
    .. For a OS + Program drive, do not use raid0. Note I used raid 0 in ALL my pre SSD systems. Started using with IDE systems and found it to provide a good boost for the then even slower HDDs.
    .. Only recommend raid 0 for Storage drive (HHD or SSD) and that is if the drive is used to work with LARGE files structures that can take advantage of the boost in Sequencial read/writes. large structure files: Video vfiles such as DVD and Blue ray files (.VOB are typically 1 gig and blue-ray 10->40 gigs for single file), large spreadheets, cad/cam drawings, when working often with jpeg/bitmap Photos.

    What I've done is take two 128 gig SSDs; one for OWS + Programs and one as a storage/work drive. It simplies back up.
    -- For OS + Program drive, I periodically make an Image of the "C" drive using windows Back up - Once right after OS install, driver install and programs. Then once ever 3 Months
    -- For 2nd SSD (D Drive), as any of user generated files, I back up frequently

    In a nut shell of what malmental said:
    .. Improves Sequencial read/write performance. Least important matrix for OS + Program drive, Most important for LARGE files structures.
    .. Does NOT improve access time
    .. Very little boost to 4 K random read/writes - Most important matrix for a OS + Program drive.
    .. Lose of Trim - While most newer drives have improved Garbage collection (CG) it still works better with TRIM.
    .. Can not update firmware while in raid config.
    .. Within a given SSD family, a larger SSD preforms beeter than the smaller sibling.
  3. Best answer selected by kemperkipie.
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