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Windows 7: Poor SSD performance

05 Sep 2012   #21
ELiTEFX

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Kenjiro View Post
And I don't want to get a new mobo since it would mean to get a new CPU and RAM too...
Well, that's the thing isn't it? It's an established fact that new tech doesn't always play well with old tech. And sometimes just because a manufacturer claims their gear supports xxxx doesn't mean it always happens in the real world.

I have 2 grand worth of barely used parts sitting in their boxes because of my upgrade path. How bad do we want the latest gear and what price are we willing to pay to be able to use it?........

Sadly my friend I have to stand by my previous advice......


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05 Sep 2012   #22
DeaconFrost

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Kenjiro View Post
I don't need SATA3 speeds but I want at least to be able to run the SSD at SATA2 speed as it should be. Currently it's somehow stuck @SATA1.
Let's try and solve that part. Do you have a link to the SSD's website? Have you checked for firmware updates?
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05 Sep 2012   #23
Kenjiro

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit Service Pack 1
 
 

Yes I have upgraded SSD firmware to the latest version. Before that, it wasnt even booting on AHCI mode. Just constant BSODs after win7 setup.
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05 Sep 2012   #24
DeaconFrost

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1
 
 

Strange. That could potentially be a bad drive. Have you contacted their support for ideas...or for a possible replacement?
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05 Sep 2012   #25
Kenjiro

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit Service Pack 1
 
 

And about getting new set of hardware, new cpu and ram will add nothing to my computing experince. the performance gain will only be on paper (for my needs of course) but an SSD changes the world
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05 Sep 2012   #26
Kenjiro

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit Service Pack 1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by DeaconFrost View Post
Strange. That could potentially be a bad drive. Have you contacted their support for ideas...or for a possible replacement?

Unfortunately I live in a country where comsumer rights are seriously underrated. Asking a replacement is a long hard path to follow so I want to make sure that I tried everything else before I go down that road. I just wish I had a chance to test the drive on a separate system.
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05 Sep 2012   #27
ELiTEFX

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Kenjiro View Post
I just wish I had a chance to test the drive on a separate system.
no need. download CrystalDiskInfo CrystalDiskInfo - Software - Crystal Dew World very reliable and trustworthy and Free..tells you all you need to know disc health wise....
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05 Sep 2012   #28
Kenjiro

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit Service Pack 1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by ELiTEFX View Post
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Kenjiro View Post
And I don't want to get a new mobo since it would mean to get a new CPU and RAM too...
Well, that's the thing isn't it? It's an established fact that new tech doesn't always play well with old tech. And sometimes just because a manufacturer claims their gear supports xxxx doesn't mean it always happens in the real world.

I have 2 grand worth of barely used parts sitting in their boxes because of my upgrade path. How bad do we want the latest gear and what price are we willing to pay to be able to use it?........

Sadly my friend I have to stand by my previous advice......

sadly my friend, "get a new set of unneeded expensive hardware set" is not the advice I'm looking for
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05 Sep 2012   #29
Kenjiro

Microsoft Windows 7 Ultimate 64-bit Service Pack 1
 
 

Here is the screencaps of Crystal Disk info, AS SDD and SATA Mode screens. Maybe they can rise an idea.





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05 Sep 2012   #30
ELiTEFX

Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Kenjiro View Post
sadly my friend, "get a new set of unneeded expensive hardware set" is not the advice I'm looking for
good luck bud.............
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