6 Replies Latest reply on Apr 10, 2013 10:25 AM by atticuscyrus

    Areca ARC-1223-8I Worth it?


      Hi Everyone,

      First time posting but sure enjoy reading.


      Is this Areca Raid card a waste of money for my editing rig that i just built. 

      Areca ARC-1223-8I-MS PCI-Express 2.0 x8 Low Profile SATA / SAS RAID Controller Card



      Or should I bite the bullet and get something like this with more cache.


      Areca ARC-1231ML-2G PCI Express SATA II (3.0Gb/s) Controller Card



      The Rig

      2X Samsung 840 SSD

      8X Western digital Black

      Intel I7 3930K

      64Gb Corsair Vengence Ram

      Asus GTX 680

      Asus Rampage IV Extreme

      1050 Corsair Power Supply

      Corsair H110 Water Cooler.