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Best Answer Christopher (Drashna) , 31 October 2016 - 06:27 PM

Nope. But it works best if they are.

 

Also, you need a number of SSDs equal to the level of duplication you're using, ideally. 

Otherwise, data may be written to "Archive" drives instead.

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#1 Spider99

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Posted 30 October 2016 - 02:24 PM

Quick question do the SSD cache drives need to be the same size?


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Posted 31 October 2016 - 06:27 PM   Best Answer

Nope. But it works best if they are.

 

Also, you need a number of SSDs equal to the level of duplication you're using, ideally. 

Otherwise, data may be written to "Archive" drives instead.


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Posted 31 October 2016 - 06:46 PM

ok thanks

 

have 4 256 if i go to 4x dup or more likely two pools at dup x2


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Posted 01 November 2016 - 05:32 PM

Well, either should work fine like that then. :)


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