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Drive advice

Postby melvyn on 09/17/2015, 2:54 am


Can you advise me on my drive setup? The drives I have are:
2x Samsung 850 Pro 256GB
Samsung 840 Pro 256GB
Sandisk Extreme 120GB
1TB Seagate HDD

My Gigabyte Z77-UD5H only has 2x 6GBs chipset ports and then 4x 3GBs chipset ports. It also has 3x 6GBs Marvell ports. I've read that the Marvell ports are best avoiding?

The set up I was considering is:

6GBs: AE Performance cache - Samsung 850 Pro 256GB
6GBs: Project files/footage - Samsung 850 Pro 256GB
3GBs: Windows/Apps - Samsung 840 Pro 256GB
3GBs: Renders/Output - Sandisk Extreme 120GB
3GBs: Archive/storage - 1TB Seagate HDD

Or is there a better configuration than this?

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System Specs: - GA-Z77X-UD5H motherboard
- Intel Core i7-3770K
- Gigabyte GTX 770 2GB (OC Edition)
- 32GB Patriot Viper 3
- Sandisk Extreme 120GB SSD for OS
- Samsung 840 Pro 256GB SSD for AE disk cache
- 1TB Seagate HDD for project files
- 400GB Seagate HDD for renders
- Corsair Carbide 500R case
- Corsair HX750 PSU

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