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Windows 7: Using TRIM for SSD without IRST?

13 Jan 2017   #1

Windows 7 64 bit
Using TRIM for SSD without IRST?

I'm about to do a fresh windows install on a big SSD, and in order to ensure it's safe operation it's been recommended to me that i use TRIM. According to intel, using TRIM requires IRST:

TRIM Overview

There's two problems with this. Firstly, according to this page, my motherboard doesn't support it:

LGA 1155 - Wikipedia

Secondly, neither does my RAM (note the 1.5V DDR3 incompatiblity):

Known Compatibility Issues for Intel(R) Rapid Storage Technology
Corsair Vengeance Pro - DDR3-1600 - Rood - 8GB |

It's pretty clear, i think, that i can't use IRST. But will TRIM still work under these circumstances? I know how to check if it's enabled, but it also needs to be arranged on the driver side of things, and that seems to require IRST.

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13 Jan 2017   #2
Lady Fitzgerald

Win 7 Ultimate 64 bit

I replied to this on your other thread.
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13 Jan 2017   #3

Windows 7 64 bit

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Lady Fitzgerald View Post
I replied to this on your other thread.
yeah, maybe making this was not a good idea. Still, it might help draw in more commenters.
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