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The boot time from the HDD is like 27s. And the boot time from the SSD is like 28s... I believe it is set up right. When I tested these times, I unplugged the other drive to be sure it booted from the correct drive. Also, we testing the load times or programs I did the same, unplugged the othe drive.
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need to make sure you have your drives configured as AHCI or RAID not IDE. Running an SSD in IDE mode slows down its performance

also after using my SSD on my main system I definitely notice the little delays you see with a mech drive on my other systems
Edited by selectstriker2 - 8/13/11 at 4:55pm
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The boot time from the HDD is like 27s. And the boot time from the SSD is like 28s... I believe it is set up right. When I tested these times, I unplugged the other drive to be sure it booted from the correct drive. Also, we testing the load times or programs I did the same, unplugged the othe drive.
how much space of the ssd are you using? what percentage of the drive is used...

i've had a that ssd before... and boot time slowly degraded as space filled up

EDIT: wait your ssd is a crucial m4 right? what is it?
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