What is raid and do I need it to run one ssd? Tags: SSD NAS / RAID Storage Last response: January 29, 2013 4:42 PM in Storage Share NotSoHonestAbe January 29, 2013 4:22:47 PM I'm getting an SSD, and I have no idea what raid us. What is it? And do I need it for one SSD? More about : raid run ssd sneak_stealth January 29, 2013 4:42:22 PM RAID is putting multiple hard drives or solid state drives together in an array. Typically RAID will need a minimum of two drives. With that being said you do not need RAID to have a(n) SSD m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedWhat is an SSD and do I need one if I want to build a PC? Forum Solvedis it better to get 2 ssd and put them in raid or one big ssd Forum What is Better two 16GB SSD in Raid or one 40gb ssd? Forum I need to take change one storage drive to 3 and install RAID 5 without having to touch my OS drive (it is a 2nd drive running Forum Solved2 SSD's One Partition? Without Raid 0 Forum SolvedCan I set up RAID 0 with two HDD and one SSD as boot drive? Forum Solvedraid 0 2 arays one ssd one hdd Forum move data from 2 ssd in raid 0 to one bigger ssd Forum Solvedcan 2 different brand SSD run RAID0? Forum SolvedMy ssd is running on RAID in bios...not AHCI....reinstall windows? Forum Solvedtwo ssd's in raid0 and one hdd in raid1, possible? Forum SolvedTransfer one OS/program SSD -to- two SSDs in RAID0 Forum SolvedOne 256GB SSD or 2 X 120GB RAID0 SSD? Forum Solvedis RAID 0 recommended for a Windows Virtual Machine on a Macbook-Pro with two (2) Samsung SSD 840 Pro 256GB & what size stripe Forum Solveddo i absolutely need to use a raid set up on the 2 HDD's if i have 1 SSD and 2 HDD? Forum SolvedNeed advice on Raid 1+0 with 4 hard drives with SSD Cache (Intel Smart Response Technology) Forum exchange one hdd for ssd in a raid0 situation Forum SolvedFailing SSD? Need a new one. Have questions. Forum SolvedWhat is the best SSD for gaming and should i get more than 1 SSD to use raid? Forum SolvedI want to upgrade my PC into a gaming one but I am not sure what I need to get in order to do so. Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !