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^^ Shortstorking nets 8.9ms access time as apposed to 13.4 on a full partition. At the moment I have a full partition and I was just wondering if shrinking the partition to around 300gb will work the same as shortstroking? I mean short stroking is just creating a partition just before the dip in transfer on hdtune, I calculated it's somewhat close to around 300gb.

Anyone know of a program that would be able to shrink my 1.5tb partition to 300gb?
Shrinking the partition will not suffice, Windows will still see the full partition.

A proper SS needs to be done via the raid bios.
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Shrinking the partition will not suffice, Windows will still see the full partition.

A proper SS needs to be done via the raid bios.
oh gotcha, I guess I'll leave it then, I got my ssd for that. Thanks
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if you short stroke to you loose the rest of the space or can you still use it as a different partition
    
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if you short stroke to you loose the rest of the space or can you still use it as a different partition
cool thanks for the info, however, reading through these helped me out a lot.

Short-Stroke: Why, and how.. & Accelerate Your Hard Drive By Short Stroking

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bumped because these drives are tooooo awesome

EDIT:

If you any requests let me know. I think I ran the new pcmark, i'll upload some screenshots in a sec.
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I'm wanting to do the same thing...I just cant make up my mind on using F3's, or black's...I have one of each in great shape... nice bench's!
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I'm wanting to do the same thing...I just cant make up my mind on using F3's, or black's...I have one of each in great shape... nice bench's!
go for which ever is cheaper. black's and f3's are both up there
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go for which ever is cheaper. black's and f3's are both up there
That is was my first thought, but I know that blacks have faster random accsess times...so that makes me think is it going to be worth it?
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