SSD RAID scaling under Windows 7 with Intel ICH10R chipset

What can you expect when you get your new Windows 7 install working with those crisp new solid state hard drives? SSD drives are not what they used to be already. And just how is that Intel ICH10R chipset serving you? For today's article we are going to show you guys what a lot of […]

What can you expect when you get your new Windows 7 install working with those crisp new solid state hard drives? SSD drives are not what they used to be already. And just how is that Intel ICH10R chipset serving you? For today's article we are going to show you guys what a lot of you can expect when you jump on the Windows 7 bandwagon and slap together some RAID-0 SSD awesomeness with a sprinkle of the Intel ICH10R Southbridge aka x58 chipset. Just for good measure we are going to toss in some charts when running a dedicated RAID card to see what, if any, boost can be expected from such a setup. In this post, we take a look at SSD RAID scaling under Windows 7 and what it all means to you. We pushed four Corsair P256 SSDs as far as they would go on an Intel ICH10R Southbridge and threw in some performance numbers using a Highpoint RocketRAID 4310 RAID card to boot.

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