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 Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumIs it okay to run SSD 's in RAID 0 without TRIM ForumShould I use 2 64GB SSD in raid or one 128 GB SSD ? ForumRemoving one of 2 RAID 0 setups to swap for SSD Forum2 SSD 's in Raid 0 - Is my performance good, need help ForumNeed help - SSD and RAID 1 new install ForumTransfer one OS/program SSD -to- two SSDs in RAID 0 ForumSSD for OS and Raid 1 for files? What 's best way to do ForumSSD , RAID , or what for Editing Software? ForumOne 256GB SSD or 2 X 120GB RAID 0 SSD ? ForumWhat should I get? (Upgrading to Raid , SSD , etc) ForumServer workstation - need SSD to replace HDD Raid 0 - Sata 2 ForumNew system, 2 SSD in RAID or Separate drives? ForumHDD in raid 0 vs SSD ForumRAID 0 with Dual SSD 's ForumBest SSD Of 2013, Which is it? ForumWhat type of raid do I need for media? Forum[Solved] Do I need a raid controller to use RAID 0, what is it for? ForumWhat RAID configuration do I need? Forum[Solved] What Hardware Do I Need for RAID 0 ForumRAID - Need advice understanding what would be best for me. More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !