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Old 04-19-12, 07:52 AM   #1
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Default Need help setting up RAID 0 w/SSD's

It's about that time that I re-install windows on my desktop. I last installed windows in November of 2010 which is an absolutely legendary amount of time for an OS to live on my desktop.

anyways, I'm wanting to speed it up just a little and rather than wasting a ton of money on sandy/ivy bridge hardware, I'd rather grab another 128 gig SSD and do a RAID 0 array and load the OS onto that.

The problem is that the one I have right now is a Crucial Real SSD300 128gig drive and they don't make it anymore. Now, I have no problem buying an M4 or a vertex 4 but I'm wondering whether or not the Raid array will operate properly if I have 2 different types of drives?? As long as they are the same capacity will it work and the drives be happy or is it absolutely required that they both be identical drives? Or as long as the cache/speed the same will it not matter?
- Desktop -
4770k @ 4.45 ghz - ASUS Gryphon Mobo - 16 gigs Corsair Vengeance Pro 1866 RAM - XSPC Rasa 750 RS240 H2o Cooling - EVGA GTX 680 @1325mhz - 128 gig Crucial RealSSD C300 - 150 gig Velociraptor +2.75 Terrabytes of WD Sata 3.0 storage - 910 watt PC P&C PSU - Corsair Obsidian 650D case

- Server -
Core I7 D0 revision 920 @ 3.75 ghz - ASUS P6T Deluxe - 12 Gigs Mushkin DDR3 1600 - Corsair HX 620 PSU - Noctua NH-U9B cooler - Coolermaster WaveMaster Case

- Laptop -
MSI 16F2-012
- i7 2630QM - GTX570m @ 750Mhz - 8 gigs HyperX 1866 - 120 gig OCZ Vertex 3 SSD- 750 gig Scorpio Black - BluRay - 95% Gamut Screen - IC Diamond goop
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