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Windows 7: Windows 7's Trim Function

12 Nov 2011   #11
Britton30
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Tae Song View Post
NTFS and SSD isn't a very good combination. NTFS is a journalling file system and makes frequent entries (writes) to the SSD, even when there's no other activity going on. Solid-state flash drives have a limit rewritable life cycle, journalling isn't a good thing on SSDs.

FAT is better choice if the option is available. It's something Microsoft might want to look into.
Well Crap! I guess I need to return my new SSD because it won't work on XP, Vista, or Win 7. All you 1000's of people with SSDs better be careful.


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12 Nov 2011   #12
Corazon

Windows 7 Professional SP1 32-bit
 
 

Gah, you're right! I knew I should've stuck with Windows 98 SE.
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12 Nov 2011   #13
Garlic

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Tae Song View Post
NTFS and SSD isn't a very good combination. NTFS is a journalling file system and makes frequent entries (writes) to the SSD, even when there's no other activity going on. Solid-state flash drives have a limit rewritable life cycle, journalling isn't a good thing on SSDs.

FAT is better choice if the option is available. It's something Microsoft might want to look into.
I think what you said about NTFS is not entirely true. NTFS uses metadata-only journalling, so things are written to journal only when metadata is updated.
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12 Nov 2011   #14
Britton30
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Corazon View Post
Gah, you're right! I knew I should've stuck with Windows 98 SE.
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Or 95...maybe.


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