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Can Someone Explain This?

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Crusial M4 64GB,



and



Note that SSD health 100% and TRIM is supported, but,



I ask why, surely it should be better than this.

My only explanation is that windows doesnt recognise it as a SSD ( and therefore limits it to 5.9 like all mechanical HDD's), as I had to manually disable Defrag, prefetch etc, is there a way in the registry to force SSD recognition?
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From my understanding if Windows does not have your drive in it's hardware catalogue, it defaults to a 5.9. If it really bothers you that much you can change it to 7.9 or what you want it to be.
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post #3 of 7
WEI is slow to update to new technology...including SSDs. as well as the fact that IMO it is pointless.
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Windows just isnt recognizing it as a SSD. Have the peace of mind knowing that you have a great drive. Who cares what Bill Gates thinks of your PC?
    
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Okay, thanks, I guess its just a psycological thing then . . . are theese speeds good for an ssd? , I looked on the benchmark thread but they seemed pretty old . .. ?
    
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I'm not familiar with that SSD, but THIS THREAD might help. Some very smart people there. Just ask and post your screenshots again.
post #7 of 7
It is possible:



And this is with a pretty old SSD that doesn't come close to your speeds. Also, Windows does know it's an SSD, otherwise you wouldn't have the right offset and the disk defragmenter would be going 24/7.
 
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