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Windows 7: Experience Index. Low HD result

26 Jan 2009   #1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 Build 7127
Experience Index. Low HD result

Hi, i have a problem with the WEI. The HD result is 3,0 but it's obviusly wrong beacuse i have a Seagate 7200.11 160gb sata2 hd.

All other results are correct.

Do you have any idea why i have this result?


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26 Jan 2009   #2

Windows 7 Beta 1 b7000

I get a similar result with a similar speed drive. I'm thinking Microsoft tuned the WEI to support SSDs (much faster than HDDs) and so we score lower now.
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26 Jan 2009   #3

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 Build 7127

I don't think so becaues at home, with the same HD i have a 5.0

Maybe there is something wrong with sata drivers...
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26 Jan 2009   #4

Windows 7 Enterprise SP1 x64 Windows 8 Enterprise RTM x64

lol i am getting 5.2 with a 160gb maxtor ATA drive that i brought like 5years ago???
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26 Jan 2009   #5

XP/Vista/Windows 7 builld 7000

review the sticky "Show us your WEI"... its the indexing that's busted not your hardware.
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26 Jan 2009   #6

Windows 7 RTM x64

Turn off write caching for the disk then run again. You may be surprised. Once finished turn it back on
Its been discussed on here before mate.
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26 Jan 2009   #7


Mine went from 3.0 to 6.0 after disabling 'write-cache buffer flushing' on drives :)
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