Trim support and RAID - update question

Mar 23, 2010
  1. Yeap, apparently there was an update for trim support with RAID 0, 1, and 10 (not 5).

    Now, this is really interesting news to me, as I want to buy a couple of SSDs for my new build, and put in RAID 0.

    Now, this update is apparently only for Intel Rapid Storage Technology. Reading around, I can't figure out of this would include the P55 chipset.

    Can anyone answer this?
  2. dividebyzero

    dividebyzero trainee n00b Posts: 4,840   +1,264

    Any Intel I/O controller hub that supports RAID from ICH7R onwards (so from 945P chipset), including the P55 family (which has an integrated Platform Controller Hub).

    For any other thread viewers interested:
    Driver here
    All drives in the array must of course support TRIM

    Definitely a step in the right direction !
  3. CMH

    CMH TechSpot Chancellor Topic Starter Posts: 2,038   +9

    Thanks for the confirmation.

    I was just browsing the web yesterday thinking about installing RAID, and all I could find was "TRIM does not support RAID".

    And today.... UPDATE!!! WEEEeeEEeEeeeEEeeee!!!!
  4. compdata

    compdata TechSpot Paladin Posts: 527   +8

    Nice - I was waiting for this as well.
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