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Windows 7: installing new SSD raid or AHCI ??

15 Nov 2015   #1

Win-7 H-Prem-x64 Linux-M-Mate-x64
installing new SSD raid or AHCI ??

ok I got my new 250gb ssd, I been reading up on ssd and some say install with raid others say AHCI, and some say AHCI then after windows install switch to raid??? I plan on using this to put windows on, then I have a 1tb hdd that I have portioned into 4 200gb each that I plan to use for installing games and software, and some back up of pictures documents etc... then I have a 250gb hdd that I use to store videos on.. what would be the best way to setup the SSD and the other drives for good performance and not hurting the SSD... also not sure if I do MBR or UEIF as my motherboard can do either..

my specs are listed below in the specs section..

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15 Nov 2015   #2

Windows 7 x64 Pro

RAID if you have more indentical SSDs/HDDs ACHI for single SSD/HDD.

In your case SDD + HDD = ACHI ,use RAID when you're making a raid.
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16 Nov 2015   #3

Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows 10 Pro x64

There is no reason to use Raid with an ssd.
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16 Nov 2015   #4

Win-7 H-Prem-x64 Linux-M-Mate-x64

ok thank you everyone for the info....
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