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Windows 7: SSD's-Are they really worth it?

18 May 2010   #31
Sanvean

Windows 7 Professional 64
 
 

Garbage collection is part of OCZ firmware, Intel uses the Intel Toolbox optimization which works with Intel firmware.
One is implemented outside a user session and the other inside a user session, both do the same thing just different approaches.


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18 May 2010   #32
Wishmaster

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Neither is needed however with modern SSDs/FW
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18 May 2010   #33
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by steve-pressman View Post
WHS, You are of course quite correct, I apologise for my mis-information


Steve
Steve, you were not misinforming at all as far as the software part is concerned. I just added the hardware part.
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18 May 2010   #34
F1FAN

Windows 8 Pro 64 bit
 
 

ok cheers for info guys, i just hope it all goes ok with my hardware and i get what i expect from it, because when im spending money on something that is the same price as my cpu and gpu put together, i want it to perform all good.
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18 May 2010   #35
steve-pressman

Windows 7 Ultimate 64 - OEM Service Pack 1
 
 

You'll love it when you have it up and running and you'll never look back, might shed a tear when you look in your wallet though


Steve
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18 May 2010   #36
whs
Microsoft MVP

Vista, Windows7, Mint Mate, Zorin, Windows 8
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by steve-pressman View Post
You'll love it when you have it up and running and you'll never look back, might shed a tear when you look in your wallet though


Steve
The joy will last, the expense will be forgotten.
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18 May 2010   #37
profdlp

Main - Windows 7 Pro SP1 64-Bit; 2nd - Windows Server 2008 R2
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by steve-pressman View Post
You'll love it when you have it up and running and you'll never look back, might shed a tear when you look in your wallet though


Steve
Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by whs View Post
The joy will last, the expense will be forgotten.
Agree with the first quote. Hoping the second one is accurate too.
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18 May 2010   #38
tw33k

Windows 7 Ultimate (x64) SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by noyb View Post
Where are the SSDs with SATA III (6GB/sec) ..
or would that help any in a newer Mobo ??
I'm waiting for the delivery of a new Crucial SATA III SSD and there is a firmware update available now as well
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18 May 2010   #39
pparks1

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by tw33k View Post
I'm waiting for the delivery of a new Crucial SATA III SSD and there is a firmware update available now as well
What is the expected improvement from a SATA 6.0Gbps interface on these new drives?
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19 May 2010   #40
tw33k

Windows 7 Ultimate (x64) SP1
 
 



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