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I just got my drive last night and i just ran this test about 10 mins ago. Is this drive already bad?


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Edited by wastedkid - 5/26/11 at 12:28pm
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post #2 of 8
Are you running it in AHCI, raid, or IDE? I see it says your alignment is ok at 103424, I dont know if that is a bug or anything but it should be aligned at 1024.
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ahci
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post #4 of 8
Did you use windows to align your drive or did you do it manually setting the alignment to 1024?
post #5 of 8
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align? Thats prolly the problem since i have no idea what that means. lol.
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post #6 of 8
Ok, well thats your problem. I am assuming this is your boot drive?

If so, follow these directions.

Boot to your windows CD.
Click repair Computer
Click command prompt
In command prompt, type diskpart
type list disk to view your drives.
type select disk 0 (0 is your SSD drive, could be any number)
type clean
type create partition primary align=1024
type format quick fs=ntfs
type active
type exit
type exit
reboot

Now install windows normally without formatting the disk.

Feel free to PM me if you need any help.
Edited by UsedPaperclip - 5/26/11 at 1:26pm
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will do and thanks!
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post #8 of 8
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i did a clean install and aligned the drive but it got gradually worse so I changed it for a V+100 96gb Kingston drive. Is there any software needed to do a clean wipe b4 i try installing this drive?
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