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Windows 7: Disable SuperFetch if SSD?

11 Nov 2010   #1
karlsnooks

MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit
 
 
Disable SuperFetch if SSD?

Q. Should I disable Superfetch if I have a solid state disk (SSD)?


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11 Nov 2010   #2
Hopalong X

Windows7 Pro 64bit SP-1; Windows XP Pro 32bit
 
 

Karl

Good to know Windows 7 has it covered.
All those questions for naught!!!

Mike
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11 Nov 2010   #3
Lebon14

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

Heh... Windows 7 does seem even more intelligent : it DOES know on what Windows is installed on!
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11 Nov 2010   #4
Wishmaster

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

I find leaving it enabled helps overall performance a bit regardless.
Afterall, no matter how fast a SSd is, its still not as fast as RAM.
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11 Nov 2010   #5
karlsnooks

MS Windows 7 Ultimate SP1 64-bit
 
 

Did you happen to notice that the article also mentions that Win 7 turns off defrag also where applicable?

I was glad to see the article because the article lends "official" support on the matters of superfetch and defrag.
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11 Nov 2010   #6
Wishmaster

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

My install did turn both off.

Well, it did exactly turn off defrag completely.
It, just removed the SSDs from it and left the spinning drives on auto.
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11 Nov 2010   #7
Hopalong X

Windows7 Pro 64bit SP-1; Windows XP Pro 32bit
 
 

I bookmarked the article. Future reference for Sevenforums.
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