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The c300s really arent that great of an SSD..
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post #22 of 130
Quote:
Originally Posted by Phantom_Dave View Post
Driver version: 9.2.0.1011

Oh no. 9.2 is not good.

If you see an entry in Programs and Features for Intel Matrix Storage or Rapid Storage, then uninstall it. After that, install this:

http://downloadcenter.intel.com/Deta...&DwnldID=19607
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You got just edit the ones that dont have 7.9 >_> but thats "cheating the system"
    
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Quote:
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You got just edit the ones that dont have 7.9 >_> but thats "cheating the system"
He's going to be showing it to them in person.
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post #25 of 130
My regularly old ocz summit hits a good 6.7 after about a year and a half of use. When I bought it, it has 7.3. Good ssd score for an older one. I'm very happy with my ssd, and windows experience index shouldn't really be used as a benchmark, even though it is nice to see how windows rates your hardware.
post #26 of 130
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My regularly old ocz summit hits a good 6.7 after about a year and a half of use. When I bought it, it has 7.3. Good ssd score for an older one. I'm very happy with my ssd, and windows experience index shouldn't really be used as a benchmark, even though it is nice to see how windows rates your hardware.
He's just trying to impress some friends who probably won't understand anything but WEI.
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post #27 of 130
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He's not. He just wants his friends to be impressed (it's probably the only way they'll understand that his system is nice).
Point taken, and understood.....
post #28 of 130
Thread Starter 
Look, obviously WEI isn't a great "testing" feature. Regardless, if my score is a 7.4 and other people have a 7.9, something is telling Windows that my SSD doesn't deserve a perfect score.

My dilemma is figuring out what.

Perhaps there is a firmware update? Would that resolve the issue? I shouldn't have to install a separate driver (although I will if necessary). I want to weigh the options.
post #29 of 130
If you are truly worried about the score, here is what I recommend doing. Take a look at this thread:

http://www.overclock.net/ssd/929553-...p-secrets.html

Two Cables is behind a lot of this thread if I remember correctly, so be sure to thank him.

I wouldn't worry about the reformat instructions until you do a reformat next, but do some of the optimizations, and it should help performance somewhat.

SSD performance really relies on space quite a bit. The more space, the better normally. That steam mover app is also worth a look for shifting games to other hard drives. Opened up a lot of ssd space for me.
post #30 of 130
WEI is dumb, my HDD with out RAID is 5.9, guess what they are now in RAID? 5.9

Its useless and if you go to a LAN party where people ACTUALLY care about WEI then obviously they dont know anything about computers so youre better off just editing the score manually.

http://unlockforus.blogspot.com/2007...xperience.html
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