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11 Nov 2010   #21

Win 7 Ultimate x64

Ok, thanks for the info. To further my knowledge on SSD's I've noticed that since the fresh install, and now a couple weeks later, my benchmarks on that drive have dropped or I should say some dropped, some went up. Is this normal? I know we don't defrag SSD's but is there other maintenance that can be done? I have followed the SSD Win7 Tweaks guide on this forum. How would you interpret the attached comparison?


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11 Nov 2010   #22

Windows 7 Ultimate x64

Benchmarks fluctuate all of the time. Heck, run the test 2 times in a row and you will get different results. Most has to do with anything else which might be occurring on the machine at the time that the benchmark was run.
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11 Nov 2010   #23

Win 7 Ultimate x64

Thanks for the response. Make's sense. So is there really any other kind of maintenance to be done to an SSD drive after time?
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11 Nov 2010   #24

Windows 7 Pro x64 SP1

I have two SSD's in my laptop and have not done any maintenance on them outside of blowing out
the vents in my laptop. I have a friend who writes disk optimizer programs and he and others say that defrag'n a SSD is not recommended as it just uses up the life cycle of read/writes..
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