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Windows 7: Creating system image of HDD for re-image to SSD

05 Apr 2013   #41
Roo Boy

win 7 HP 64bit
 
 

thanks WHS
How do i know that TRIM is working? Is it automatically activated under windows 7? There were no driver updates or anything like that when i rebooted for the first time after instal but i thought this may have been all done by the intel installation software that came with the SSD


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05 Apr 2013   #42
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

The command is:

fsutil behavior query DisableDeleteNotify

If the result is '0' TRIM is enabled.
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05 Apr 2013   #43
Britton30
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

Read this:
Trim question
Ooops, posted same time as whs.
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05 Apr 2013   #44
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

Gary, have to be fast around here,
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05 Apr 2013   #45
Roo Boy

win 7 HP 64bit
 
 

thanks again guys. It shows "0" so all good

I just downloaded AS SSD benchmark tool and ran a test.

Can you guys have a look at the result and see if this looks right? I thought the SEQ Read Write should be faster.

http://img197.imageshack.us/img197/8513/ssdbench.JPG

Thanks in advance

p.s. this is running off a SATAII board
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05 Apr 2013   #46
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

Hmm, you want the thruth and nothing but the truth ==> the scores are low to medium.

The scores to focus on are 4k R/W and Access time.
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05 Apr 2013   #47
Roo Boy

win 7 HP 64bit
 
 

any suggestions as to why on a brand new Intel 520 SSD??

surely its not bottlenecked that much by sata2
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05 Apr 2013   #48
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

Sata2 should not be the problem. All those nums are well within Sata2 capability. Suggest to run Atto and see what that yields.

http://www.attotech.com/products/product.php?sku=Disk_Benchmark
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05 Apr 2013   #49
Roo Boy

win 7 HP 64bit
 
 

what would i be looking for with the results of that program or do you just want me to post the pic?

edit:

Here are the results of ATTO - doesnt look any more impressive

http://img515.imageshack.us/img515/7356/attobench.jpg

why would this be?
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05 Apr 2013   #50
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

That looks better. As I said, for the OS you have to focus on the 4K numbers (and the Access time). The bigger blocks are hardly or never used by the OS and are therefore only of academic interest.

The average access time is around 0.1ms - some are half of that.

Here are Atto numbers of my old M4. Although it is not that great with the large blocks (which is anyhow irrelevant), the 4K nums are OK.


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