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Windows 7: Show us your hard drive performance

31 May 2009   #141
TheBull

Windows 7 RTM 64bit, Windows 8 Pro 64bit
 
 

Just installed my new WD Black Caviar 1TB. This is the result,

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31 May 2009   #142
bloke

Windows 7 7600 x64 (16385) Ultimate,Windows Vista x64 Ultimate
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Andy Carr View Post
Here's mine the OCZ Vertex SSD seems a little disappointing, anyone have any advice apart from getting another and using RAID
hows that disappointing? its got a good max transfer, good average and a high burst rate, the access time doesn't get any better than that. the only way you will get better results is a simple ram drive.

personally i wouldn't be complaining.

how much was it for that ssd?
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31 May 2009   #143
kensiko

Win7 64 bits FR
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Andy Carr View Post
Here's mine the OCZ Vertex SSD seems a little disappointing, anyone have any advice apart from getting another and using RAID

To have your full speed, you need to trim it. Update to firmware 1.10 (1370) and trim the drive.
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31 May 2009   #144
Andy Carr

Windows 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by bloke View Post
hows that disappointing? its got a good max transfer, good average and a high burst rate, the access time doesn't get any better than that. the only way you will get better results is a simple ram drive.

personally i wouldn't be complaining.

how much was it for that ssd?
@Bloke

Just didn't seem consistent, paid about 150 ouch that seems cheap now even though it was an OEM from Novatech!

To be honest wasn't sure what to expect but saw the Core SSD results at the beginning of thre thread and they seemed more consistent. You have have given me more confidence in the result I get
Kensiko

Thanks for the advice but I'm not sure what you mean by trimming, will look it up and see what I can do. From memory the firmware update means I will lose all data on the drive?
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31 May 2009   #145
kensiko

Win7 64 bits FR
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Andy Carr View Post
Thanks for the advice but I'm not sure what you mean by trimming, will look it up and see what I can do. From memory the firmware update means I will lose all data on the drive?
No, not with the bootable CD, fortunately for you. I don't have the time right now to explain what is trim, but you should definitely take a look at the OCZ forum.
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31 May 2009   #146
Andy Carr

Windows 7
 
 

Hi

Just been over the OCZ Forum you gave me the boot up the rear I needed and have now upgraded the firmware. Also used the beta wiper tool and have posted the revised benchmarks here.



Thanks again


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12 Jun 2009   #147
Pendaws

Win7 SP1 + Ultimate 64 bit
 
 

Here is my shot.
I am a little disappointed, I expected a little better?
Still only get 5.8 on the Win7 performance meter.


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13 Jun 2009   #148
halo200

OSX 10.7. Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Its not bad but im still pretty happy with a 150mb/s Average

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14 Jun 2009   #149
Brains

Windows 7 (6.1) Ultimate Edition x64 (Build 7100) "6.1.7100.0"
 
 

My Access time is high how could I speed this up?

HD Tune: ST3160813AS Benchmark

Transfer Rate Minimum : 52.5 MB/sec
Transfer Rate Maximum : 112.0 MB/sec
Transfer Rate Average : 88.1 MB/sec
Access Time : 16.6 ms
Burst Rate : 171.7 MB/sec
CPU Usage : -1.0%

Second benchmark with S.M.A.R.T disk enabled,didn't help Access Time

HD Tune: ST3160813AS Benchmark

Transfer Rate Minimum : 2.5 MB/sec
Transfer Rate Maximum : 112.0 MB/sec
Transfer Rate Average : 77.7 MB/sec
Access Time : 18.6 ms
Burst Rate : 146.2 MB/sec
CPU Usage : -1.0%


Brains.


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14 Jun 2009   #150
bloke

Windows 7 7600 x64 (16385) Ultimate,Windows Vista x64 Ultimate
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Brains View Post
My Access time is high how could I speed this up?

HD Tune: ST3160813AS Benchmark

Transfer Rate Minimum : 52.5 MB/sec
Transfer Rate Maximum : 112.0 MB/sec
Transfer Rate Average : 88.1 MB/sec
Access Time : 16.6 ms
Burst Rate : 171.7 MB/sec
CPU Usage : -1.0%


Brains.
you cant, a better performing hdd. the access time is the hardware inside the drive. some motherboards might get a different access time with the same drive but at the end its the physical internals like the spindle motor and head magnets ect.
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