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Does this sound about right? My board only supports SATA II, so I set up a RAID 0.
I keep reading about tweaking your drive but how?
Edited by brewermoe - 5/14/11 at 5:45am
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post #2 of 10
For starters, you don't defrag an SSD. Never. You'd reduce it's useful lifetime.

Also, this thread is very useful to set up SSD's to the max performance.
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Thanks!!
Found this to b useful as well..
http://www.overclock.net/ssd/700470-...ows-7-ssd.html

Does any of this change from a single drive or RAID?

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CrystalDiskMark 3.0.1 x64 (C) 2007-2010 hiyohiyo
Crystal Dew World : http://crystalmark.info/
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* MB/s = 1,000,000 byte/s [SATA/300 = 300,000,000 byte/s]

Sequential Read : 472.828 MB/s
Sequential Write : 131.549 MB/s
Random Read 512KB : 409.532 MB/s
Random Write 512KB : 129.970 MB/s
Random Read 4KB (QD=1) : 30.751 MB/s [ 7507.5 IOPS]
Random Write 4KB (QD=1) : 67.732 MB/s [ 16536.1 IOPS]
Random Read 4KB (QD=32) : 67.261 MB/s [ 16421.3 IOPS]
Random Write 4KB (QD=32) : 115.051 MB/s [ 28088.6 IOPS]

Test : 1000 MB [C: 30.2% (36.1/119.2 GB)] (x5)
Date : 2011/05/14 13:25:29
OS : Windows 7 Ultimate Edition [6.1 Build 7600] (x64)

So does this about right?? I spent the day reading and apllying what I learned and got a little better benchmark, 484MB\\s and writes of 145MB\\s.
Is ab all Im gonna pull off with this config?
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post #4 of 10
First of all don't bump a thread that has not been 24 hours yet. Not to be an a--hole, but some people gotta suffer the wait as well. It seems pretty normal, but you do know that you pretty much screwed yourself over by spending so much on a SATA 6.0gb/s when your board is only SATA 3.0gb/s. It should be way over 484, but SATA 3.0gb/s is definitely bottlenecking it really bad. Go grab a SATA 6.0gb/s and waste a little less money on what you have already.
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Its been a long slow upgrade process and my HDD was only a SATA 1.5G. (WEI 5.9, now its 7.7) I intend on upgrading the MB eventually. The little 77TD was just a steppin stone to move me outta my old 939 and P4 systems I have. I got the drives for $140CAN ea, taxes & shipped!
So are you suggesting raid controller card or new MB?
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Raid controller cards could be expensive on which you pick. If I were you I would just get a new motherboard as if you can get more current generation features such as Sata 6.0gb/s and USB 3.0.
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That was my intentional plan.
A little history....
I paid only $80 for this board, $190 for my 1055T and $54 for 2G of ram back in June 2010 and am overly impressed with what I have done with it. This was an upgrade from 939 2.8G 3500+.

I'm heavily leaning on a ASUS Crosshair IV Formula. Than upgrading my Video, than another HDD. Than Ill take this old set up and build a server with it.
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Looks about right for 2x 64 GB C300's on SATA 3 Gbps, at least for sequential performance.
IOPS maybe a bit low depending on the test but should still be snappy as far as usability.
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Might want to edit the title to avoid confusion.
 
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Well my performance was the initial question...
It is very quick. WEI went from 5.9 to 7.7.

After an entire day and very much reading, mostly from OCN, this is my performance increase. Many thanks for all the effort that was put into the tutorials!!!!

-----------------------------------------------------------------------
CrystalDiskMark 3.0.1 x64 (C) 2007-2010 hiyohiyo
Crystal Dew World : http://crystalmark.info/
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* MB/s = 1,000,000 byte/s [SATA/300 = 300,000,000 byte/s]

Sequential Read : 481.882 MB/s
Sequential Write : 146.001 MB/s
Random Read 512KB : 416.780 MB/s
Random Write 512KB : 145.756 MB/s
Random Read 4KB (QD=1) : 31.036 MB/s [ 7577.3 IOPS]
Random Write 4KB (QD=1) : 68.767 MB/s [ 16788.8 IOPS]
Random Read 4KB (QD=32) : 67.492 MB/s [ 16477.6 IOPS]
Random Write 4KB (QD=32) : 130.542 MB/s [ 31870.5 IOPS]

Test : 1000 MB [C: 30.6% (36.5/119.2 GB)] (x5)
Date : 2011/05/15 11:11:58
OS : Windows 7 Ultimate Edition SP1 [6.1 Build 7601] (x64)

3 questions that are still in the air.....
1. Killing the recycle bin
2. Killing the page file
3. killing system restore.
Can these be relocated? Is just having a back-up\\image adequate?
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