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post #1 of 11
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Hey guys

Today I am getting a new sata 3 ocz 60gb SSD.

I know I have to install. The OS to it. But what else should I do. For example steam, games, programs. Is there a general rule on how all the applications and games to together?

I have a 1tb f1 drive as well which is will use as my 2nd drive

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best guide you'll find http://www.overclock.net/ssd/929553-...p-secrets.html
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Stop. Which one are you buying? If your answer is Agility 3 or Vertex 3 you need to sit down and read what's been said here and on the OCZ forums. Buying either is a massive gamble right now.
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I have just recived it today. its a OCZ Solid 3 Sata 3 60gb
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Quote:
Originally Posted by scotishhaggis View Post
I have just recived it today. its a OCZ Solid 3 Sata 3 60gb
Make sure to look up your firmware on the drive and before using perhaps update the firmware.

Lots of times that helps if there is a updated firmware.

Other than that it is pretty much is going to work or not.

Make sure you have TRIM enabled. You don't need AHCI afaik.

By default TRIM is enabled if you install windows onto that disk. You can confirm TRIM by ...

Code:
How do I know if TRIM is working in Windows 7?

In the command Prompt window, type the following:

fsutil behavior query disabledeletenotify

Results explained below:

DisableDeleteNotify = 1 (Windows TRIM commands are disabled)
DisableDeleteNotify = 0 (Windows TRIM commands are enabled)
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You don't need AHCI afaik.
Yes you do. You must run SSD only in AHCI or RAID mode (by RAID I mean SATA mode, not RAID array).
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Quote:
Originally Posted by SQLinsert View Post
Make sure to look up your firmware on the drive and before using perhaps update the firmware.

Lots of times that helps if there is a updated firmware.

Other than that it is pretty much is going to work or not.

Make sure you have TRIM enabled. You don't need AHCI afaik.

By default TRIM is enabled if you install windows onto that disk. You can confirm TRIM by ...

Code:
How do I know if TRIM is working in Windows 7?

In the command Prompt window, type the following:

fsutil behavior query disabledeletenotify

Results explained below:

DisableDeleteNotify = 1 (Windows TRIM commands are disabled)
DisableDeleteNotify = 0 (Windows TRIM commands are enabled)
What is the best way to check what version of the firmwear i have on it ??
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What is the best way to check what version of the firmwear i have on it ??
The drive should have it stamped onto the sticker. If OZC has a update utility you may be able to verify it that way as well.

XSCounter are you sure about that?
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Quote:
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The drive should have it stamped onto the sticker. If OZC has a update utility you may be able to verify it that way as well.

XSCounter are you sure about that?
i cant see anything on the drive. ill have a look tonight
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Quote:
Make sure you have TRIM enabled. You don't need AHCI afaik.
You cannot utilize TRIM without AHCI.
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