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Windows 7: Windows 7 harddisk index score

16 Feb 2009   #21
Lebon14

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

I have the same problem. I have a 3.0 score for my Hard drive which in Vista had a nice 5.6

It's a 2005 Maxtor 200GB 7200RPM with 8MB of cache (Maxtor 6B200M0)


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16 Feb 2009   #22
scaramonga

 
 

Try disabling 'write-cache buffer flushing' on drive/s, mine went from 3.0 to 6.0 :)


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16 Feb 2009   #23
Lebon14

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by scaramonga View Post
Try disabling 'write-cache buffer flushing' on drive/s, mine went from 3.0 to 6.0 :)
I don't have RAID.

I have 3 hard drive but wach of them are separate devices.
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16 Feb 2009   #24
scaramonga

 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Lebon14 View Post
I don't have RAID.

I have 3 hard drive but wach of them are separate devices.
You don't need RAID, set settings per drive
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16 Feb 2009   #25
Jacee
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate 32bit SP1
 
 

Mine's still not good a score.
processor 7.1
memory 7.1
areo graphics 5.1
gaming graphics 5.6
hard disk 5.9

500GB Seagate 3.5 Barracuda HDD ... I actually have 2 of these, but I kept having trouble with Raid continually needing to repair itself, so I disconnected the second HDD and reconfigured setup.
ATI Radeon HD 2600 Pro
Intel(R) Core(TM)2 Quad CPU @ 2.40GHz (4 CPUs)
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16 Feb 2009   #26
Lebon14

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by scaramonga View Post
You don't need RAID, set settings per drive
Where did you get that screen then??
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16 Feb 2009   #27
scaramonga

 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Lebon14 View Post
Where did you get that screen then??
Device Manager, right click drive, properties, then 'policies' tab.
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16 Feb 2009   #28
AGlobalThreatsK

7 x64 + XP Pro x86
 
 

My SSD scored a 6.3 and I didn't change anything.

Previous 320GB 7200RPM HDD scored a 2.9.
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17 Feb 2009   #29
Lebon14

Windows 7 Home Premium x64 SP1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by scaramonga View Post
Device Manager, right click drive, properties, then 'policies' tab.
Thanks. I did it again and the score didn't improve at all.
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18 Feb 2009   #30
BeeTz

Vista/ Windows 7
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Lebon14 View Post
Thanks. I did it again and the score didn't improve at all.
Just disable them both. I did that and my score is now almost twice.
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