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Windows 7: Show us your SSD performance 2


13 Mar 2012   #71
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mjf View Post
I'm thinking of RMAing my Crucial M4 128GB. Another person on the Crucial forum had the same problem with very low 4K-64 speeds and nothing they did could fix it. What do you think?
Michael. I would say that RMA is not necessary as long as you are still happy with the performance. I think the R/W speed does very little to the OS performance. My SSDs vary widely in R/W speeds, but they all perform as expected - which is fast. The access time is always +/- 0.1ms - and that is what counts.

Have a look at the boot speed of Windows 8 in my Virtual Box - and that is from my 64GB M4. Start Win8 in vBox1.wmv - YouTube

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13 Mar 2012   #72
mjf

Windows 7x64 Home Premium SP1
 
 

Thanks for your advice Wolfgang. I've got some more pressing personal business to sort out so I'll probably sit on it for a while. (A reason for lack of forum activity!).
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13 Mar 2012   #73
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by mjf View Post
Thanks for your advice Wolfgang. I've got some more pressing personal business to sort out so I'll probably sit on it for a while. (A reason for lack of forum activity!).
Understand. Personal matters should always take priority.
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17 Mar 2012   #74

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 
My Corsair Performance Series Pro 256GB SSD

Here is my AS SSD Benchmark:


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17 Mar 2012   #75
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

Very good scores Eric. Where did you buy that one - Newegg??
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17 Mar 2012   #76

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 X64 (Windows 8.1, Linux Mint, Windows XP and others in VM)
 
 

Nice scores, Eric. Well done
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18 Mar 2012   #77

Windows 7 Professional x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by whs View Post
Very good scores Eric. Where did you buy that one - Newegg??
Yes, I bought it from NewEgg paid $399.00 at the time. I run it as C:\ Windows and drivers only on it.

p.s.- I'd considered getting the Corsair Force Series™ GT 240GB SATA 3 6Gb/s Solid-State Hard Drive, but I read that the Marvel controller on the Corsair Performance Series™ Pro 256GB SSD was better.
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18 Mar 2012   #78
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

Thanks for the update Eric.
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18 Mar 2012   #79

Windows 7 Home Pre
 
 

So I finaly got one. 90 GIG for only 84...

Love the speed, Capped as its for Sata III but Its there for Sata III when i get one .

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I noticed that the BAD was there so I looked it up changed it and now I get this.
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18 Mar 2012   #80
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

It is good that you changed it to AHCI. But in practice you will probably not notice a difference for the OS because the 4K nums and the acccess times did not really change. And those are the ones that count.
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