Originally Posted by animal0307
Ok then who do you get trim? is it a bios thing, in the firmware of the drive or is it an OS thing?
How long would it take for the drive to die? And how much read/writing would it require? And so what does trim have to do with this?
IIRC TRIM is a command set forth by the computer itself telling the SSD to delete certain bits of information which it does not need and which could cause slow downs down the road.
Think of it like defrag for SSD's. Only it's not defragging. Lol.
It's garbage collection basically. Every time you delete something on an SSD part of the file is still left there, kind of like a reference point. This is something that windows can do by itself on an HDD, but not a SSD.
I'm really botching this up. Someone help me if I'm wrong.
In the meantime read the TRIM Wiki.
Check out this Anandtech Article too.Edited by blackbalt89 - 5/13/11 at 6:36pm