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I use to have 7.9 score, now i have 7.4 my friend who has the same ssd is having the same trouble as me. Does SSD just get worst as time goes?
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Mine does the same thing, sometimes its 7.9 sometimes its lower, its just random read speeds i believe. The windows score is pointless anyways. Just buy another c300 n raid them to get a better score if you care
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They do slow down as more stuff gets written to them. Shouldn't be that dramatic I wouldn't think but WEI is pretty useless for real measurements of performance....
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WEI is indeed useless.

Does it feel any slower?
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I use to have 7.9 score, now i have 7.4 my friend who has the same ssd is having the same trouble as me. Does SSD just get worst as time goes?
Yes, SSD performance deteriorates over time.
Also, benchmarks are usually done a few times to make sure they are accurate enough, sometimes your system need to do something prior to a benchmark to get a more accurate result.

Also, you probably ran the first test right after you installed a fresh copy of Windows, and now have been using that same installation for some time now, so it's probably doing more tasks in the background.
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They do slow down as more stuff gets written to them. Shouldn't be that dramatic I wouldn't think but WEI is pretty useless for real measurements of performance....
Yeah, I only have like 2GB left on my ssd....

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Originally Posted by TwoCables View Post
WEI is indeed useless.

Does it feel any slower?
Actually it feels the same speed when I first got it. Everything is super speedy. So mabye I shouldnt worry then?

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Yes, SSD performance deteriorates over time.
Also, benchmarks are usually done a few times to make sure they are accurate enough, sometimes your system need to do something prior to a benchmark to get a more accurate result.

Also, you probably ran the first test right after you installed a fresh copy of Windows, and now have been using that same installation for some time now, so it's probably doing more tasks in the background.
So true, I ran the windows test when I first got the SSD.

Thanks I now understand. +REP to all of you!! thank youuu
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Actually it feels the same speed when I first got it. Everything is super speedy. So mabye I shouldnt worry then?
You're right: this there's no reason to worry. Your answer to my question helps prove just how useless the WEI is.

(I confess that I knew that this was going to be your answer)
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You're right: this there's no reason to worry. Your answer to my question helps prove just how useless the WEI is.

(I confess that I knew that this was going to be your answer)
You're to good!

THX everyone
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You're to good!

THX everyone
tehehe I've spent too much time on OCN.
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Mine did the same thing about three times when I checked it a couple months after installing my SSD, and it always goes back up to 7.9. No rhyme or reason for it, no changes at all to the performance or system.

Moral: don't trust the WEI.
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