Windows 7 Forums

Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build. We also provide an extensive Windows 7 tutorial section that covers a wide range of tips and tricks.


Windows 7: SSD speed adequate ?

21 Dec 2011   #1
Diceis

Windows 7 Pro x64
 
 
SSD speed adequate ?

Hi Guys, Ive got and ASUS P7P55D-E PRO motherboard, and a new Corsair Force 3 120gb SSD as my main drive.

Im using my boards Marvel 6gb/s sata conncection with a 6gb/s sata cable.

Ive set AHCI in bios, how are my speeds looking?? I was expecting more lol









My System SpecsSystem Spec
.
22 Dec 2011   #2
Hipster Doofus

Windows 7 Pro x64 -- PCLinuxOS KDE4 FullMonty 2011
 
 

Marvell controllers are not up to it. Intel's are all the go. Just think of it as having a good ssd when you next update your board.

Just make sure that you have the latest firmware on the ssd. 1.3.3 is fairly stable for now.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
22 Dec 2011   #3
profdlp

Main - Windows 7 Pro SP1 64-Bit; 2nd - Windows Server 2008 R2
 
 


What he said.

I've messed around with the Marvell controllers on two different motherboards and they can't hold a candle to the Intel controller. They might do for an optical drive, but you'll see your numbers improve by moving your HD/SSD to the Intel one.
My System SpecsSystem Spec
.

22 Dec 2011   #4
badger906

Windows 7 Ultimate x64, & Mac OS X 10.9.2
 
 
SSD speed adequate ?

** edit** grr typed an essay and phone deleted mostly all of it..

What I meant to say was, that I thought ASUS had adopted the intel controlers before the P7 era of boards.

Its a shame that older boards are suffering.. Well cauing the owner to suffer.

I have a force 3 120gb with my P8Z68 board and I'm very impressed with its performance, yet to benchmark it though lol
My System SpecsSystem Spec
22 Dec 2011   #5
Diceis

Windows 7 Pro x64
 
 

Thanks for the info guys, looks like im gonna have to suffer for now lol.

I tried the SSD on the Marvel conroller using
AHCI
RAID
IDE settings in BIOS and get more or less the same results as I do on the Intel Controller, using the same configurations and thats with the updated Corsair firmware 1.3.3.

The new SS below are (in order top to botttom)

1. My Samsung Spinpoint F3 in RAID 0 (2x1TB) on the Intel Controller





2. My SSD on the Intel Controller




3. My SSD on the Marvel (AHCI)

My System SpecsSystem Spec
22 Dec 2011   #6
Diceis

Windows 7 Pro x64
 
 

ATTO on Intel




ATTO on Marvel

My System SpecsSystem Spec
Reply

 SSD speed adequate ?




Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search




Similar help and support threads
Thread Forum
Speed test gives vey good speed but down speed is just 2-3 kb
guys please help me , it happens when ever i want. i speed test from speedtest.net and i get speed 0.89 mbps ( which is good for me) but if i download something , down speed is 2 kb. if i play a video it buffes so slowly that it takes ahour. 1 thing more, this happened few days ago on my...
Network & Sharing
Would this backup method be adequate?
I have read many entries regarding backing up in this forum and get more and more confused! System images creation work fine with win 7.but making backups in addition gives an error message, which I have researched here without clarification. My situation is that I have clickfree usb which...
Backup and Restore
Computer Bottleneck- HDD - SSD. giving data speed to proccessing speed
Through the windows experience im at 7.8's / 7.4's... with my hdd at 5.9. looking at getting a ssd to level everything up.... but what i dont know is... how does the read/write speeds translate into processing. what read speed is equal to the rest of my rig? I just dont know how it translates...
Hardware & Devices
Pagefile refuses to maintain adequate size
Sup ppl? I got this problem with my page file. Weather it's managed by the system or given a custom size, it refuses to stay at a decent size. Every time I login, it's at about 200MB. I have 1GB RAM, and I set the page file to 1500 MB, but it keeps going back to a small size, and as a result, I...
Performance & Maintenance
Default UAC level adequate for most users ?
Just wondering what you think of keeping the UAC level to it's default setting ? Do you think one would be better protected having it enabled to the MAX ?
System Security
Are my security measures adequate?
Quick background for me is that im 18, love computer and currently the tech support for my family(close and extended), neighbors, family friends, etc etc. While I dont have the strictest policies I do try to keep my home network along with anyones computer i work on non-infected. Some of my...
System Security


Our Sites

Site Links

About Us

Find Us

Windows 7 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 7" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:05.

Twitter Facebook Google+



Windows 7 Forums

Seven Forums Android App Seven Forums IOS App