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    RAID on Sandy Bridge

    On Sandy Bridge chipsets, is the built-in RAID controller adequate to deal with ~1GB/s throughput from a couple of SATA3 SSDs, or would I need to look at an x4 PCI-e RAID card?

    Thanks in advance.

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    Re: RAID on Sandy Bridge

    Quote Originally Posted by Skulltrail View Post
    On Sandy Bridge chipsets, is the built-in RAID controller adequate to deal with ~1GB/s throughput from a couple of SATA3 SSDs, or would I need to look at an x4 PCI-e RAID card?

    Thanks in advance.
    I doubt it... pretty sure you'll get the most out of your drives with a proper hardware controller.

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    Re: RAID on Sandy Bridge

    Quote Originally Posted by Skulltrail View Post
    On Sandy Bridge chipsets, is the built-in RAID controller adequate to deal with ~1GB/s throughput from a couple of SATA3 SSDs, or would I need to look at an x4 PCI-e RAID card?

    Thanks in advance.
    Should be no problem if it's straight RAID 0 you're after. You can even RAID across controllers fine.

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