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SSD RAID 0 worth the risk?

I am working towards an SSD RAID 0 set up. I don't care about the risk. I know I could lose all my data. All I want to know is the real world performance worth it? All I can find online are benchmarks with that setup. Please just the question I'm asking. Thank you
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  1. Since you don't care about the risk (it's low with 2 quality SSDs; it increases with more drives), then go for it. Only you can determine if you need the extra performance.
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    Real world performance is not worth it at all. IOPS don't scale with adding SSDs in RAID-0 pretty much at all. If you're getting 80,000 IOPS with a single SSD, adding a 2nd might increase that by 10,000 but the overhead of the RAID can nullify that anyway. You've gotta verify your controller supports TRIM with RAID-0 also (new intel chipsets do I believe).

    The only real benefit to RAID-0 with two SSDs is that its only one big drive in Windows so you can put more on it and not manage two SSDs. So, if you don't care about the risk then yeah, go for it. Most SSDs are more reliable than HDDs anyway.
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  3. Throughput is close to being doubled, at about 1 GB/sec, when dealing with sequential data reads...

    Once you get 5 or 6 of them in RAID 0, now you are in 960 Pro M.2 territory....to put things in perspective...
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  4. Tanis1778 said:
    I am working towards an SSD RAID 0 set up. I don't care about the risk. I know I could lose all my data. All I want to know is the real world performance worth it? All I can find online are benchmarks with that setup. Please just the question I'm asking. Thank you


    SSD + RAID 0 and real world performance?
    Read here, all the way to the end:
    http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/ssd-raid-benchmark,3485.html

    Don't bother
    Reply to USAFRet
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