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 Is it okay to run SSD 's in RAID 0 without TRIM Forum Should I use 2 64GB SSD in raid or one 128 GB SSD ? Forum Removing one of 2 RAID 0 setups to swap for SSD Forum 2 SSD 's in Raid 0 - Is my performance good, need help Forum Need help - SSD and RAID 1 new install Forum Transfer one OS/program SSD -to- two SSDs in RAID 0 Forum SSD for OS and Raid 1 for files? What 's best way to do Forum SSD , RAID , or what for Editing Software? Forum One 256GB SSD or 2 X 120GB RAID 0 SSD ? Forum What should I get? (Upgrading to Raid , SSD , etc) Forum Server workstation - need SSD to replace HDD Raid 0 - Sata 2 Forum New system, 2 SSD in RAID or Separate drives? Forum HDD in raid 0 vs SSD Forum RAID 0 with Dual SSD 's Forum Best SSD Of 2013, Which is it? Forum What type of raid do I need for media? Forum [Solved] Do I need a raid controller to use RAID 0, what is it for? Forum What RAID configuration do I need? Forum [Solved] What Hardware Do I Need for RAID 0 Forum RAID - Need advice understanding what would be best for me. Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !