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Hi all. I have a Vertex 2 60GB that i've been using as a OS drive for about 6 months. Yesterday I did a HD Tune benchmark and the results were a lot worse than about 4 months ago. Is this a good enough score?
Trim is on and my mobo is on AHCI mode.

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oh no vertex. i have the 120GB and hoping that it will not be the same. did you tried re-formatting your system?
    
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Nops and I really dont want to. There's just a crap load of stuff/games installed atm and I have no time to reinstall it all. But considering I havnt run any registry tweaks or anything like that, is the score ok?
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what you are seeing is the vertex 2 memory controller at work. Usually it compresses data so you don't see these slowdowns after the drive has been in use for a while. However benchmarks like this don't show the true picture because the controller can't compress the benchmark tests, therefore it will look worse than it is.

Read up about how the Vertex 2 controller works if you want a bit more in depth info.
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