Yup, pretty much this. I have two 128G SSDs striped for my OS and applications. I have two 1TB drives stripped for all my data. External drive for backups. System boots up quick. Computer operates with speed. Liking it so far.
"Well, it don't make the sun shine, but at least it don't deepen the shit." -- Straiter Empy, in _Riddley_Walker_ by Russell Hoban