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    Default What should I do with these?

    Sitting in front of me I have 2 Corsair 120GB ForceGT SATA3 SSD's and I am wondering what is the best way to utilize them in my system....

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    Default Re: What should I do with these?

    Quote Originally Posted by ~LL~ View Post
    Sitting in front of me I have 2 Corsair 120GB ForceGT SATA3 SSD's and I am wondering what is the best way to utilize them in my system....
    Go with a Raid configuration

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    Default Re: What should I do with these?

    Raid!

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    Default Re: What should I do with these?

    Wait for Mr Gates to chime in, he's our resident SSD expert.

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    Default Re: What should I do with these?

    OK Cool - I'v never done a RAID config before so thought I'd ask the experts and to get the low down on how to do it.

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    Default Re: What should I do with these?

    Quote Originally Posted by ~LL~ View Post
    OK Cool - I'v never done a RAID config before so thought I'd ask the experts and to get the low down on how to do it.
    Hi,

    What I'd do is use one of them for just OS and programs related to it. At 120 never have to worry about
    running out of space.

    Would use the other one for your favorite apps and things like games and would help as to load times ect.

    Then since probably also running a mech drive, use it for remainder of storage, pics,music data ect.
    keep in mind if put OS in Raid-0 with them, Lose one lose all and would need good back up.

    Later

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    Default Re: What should I do with these?

    raid!!!
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    Default Re: What should I do with these?

    I like Irocing's suggestion. A RAID setup will make them go faster together,....but they already haul ass by themselves.

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    Default Re: What should I do with these?

    Quote Originally Posted by aryan51 View Post
    raid!!!
    Okay,
    RAID.

    Get another one and change your Raid options

    Later
    Last edited by Irocing; 06-11-2011 at 22:22.

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    Default Re: What should I do with these?

    Raid0

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    Default Re: What should I do with these?

    yes raid 0
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    Default Re: What should I do with these?

    Quote Originally Posted by Irocing View Post
    Hi,

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    running out of space.

    Would use the other one for your favorite apps and things like games and would help as to load times ect.

    Then since probably also running a mech drive, use it for remainder of storage, pics,music data ect.
    keep in mind if put OS in Raid-0 with them, Lose one lose all and would need good back up.

    Later
    I second this opinion


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    Default Re: What should I do with these?

    Put them both in a box and ship them to me.

    Quote Originally Posted by ~LL~ View Post
    Sitting in front of me I have 2 Corsair 120GB ForceGT SATA3 SSD's and I am wondering what is the best way to utilize them in my system....

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