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Mobo with 4x6gb/s ports for RAID 0

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June 27, 2012 11:53:15 PM

Hi guys I am building a new 3930k system and just received my cpu today. I am looking for a socket 2011 mobo that supports four 6.0gb/s ports in RAID 0 for my ssds. Does anyone have any good suggestions of a board that has this feature on it? Thanks in advance for any help :D 

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June 28, 2012 12:25:06 AM

Only AMD chipset based motherboards have more than 2 native 6Gb/s ports.

Intel chipset based motherboards have only 2 native 6Gb/s ports. You will be able to find Socket 2011 motherboards with 4 6Gb/s ports, but 2 will be Intel, and the other 2 will be 3rd party (usually Marvell).

So you will not be able to have 4 SSDs in RAID-0. The best you will be able to do is 2 separate RAID-0 arrays with 2 drives in each array.
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