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Old June 17, 2011, 02:02 AM
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Default Raid 0 two HDDs vs One SSD

Just wondering for my build, I was planning on getting two hdds and putting them in Raid0 simply for games, but I thought to myself would it be better to just by another ssd instead of two hdds?

Is there a difference? or which is better It seems that buying one ssd seemed to be a better choice from what I have read so far.

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Old June 17, 2011, 02:16 AM
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Small size SSD for OS, applications and a few games (favorites and/or games that benefit from SSD tech). Mechanical drive for other games and storage.

RAID-0 is over-glorified for mainstream desktop - including gaming - use.
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Old June 19, 2011, 01:04 PM
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small SSD for Boot, or in your case a moderate one 60-90GB for os install and the games. raid0 is good for video processing apps/transcoding, ripping. For example trying to look for the contents of a blu ray with ripbot264 takes like 20-30 mins. this is where raid 0 would come in handy, otherwise, not really.
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