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You should leave the comp idle without it going to sleep so that garbage collection and TRIM can do their thing. My intel drive sped up after I didn't let my comp go to sleep over night.
my ssd's are not set up with trim. its some nvidia-gigabyte controllers..

2. i have to have my computer sleep. the power cord once sparked and shorted in this hot weather. its a fire harzard leaving my computer on when i'm not around...

i know i need to upgrade my motherboard (3gb/s). i just thought there's a quick tweak i could've done to it in its current state..
    
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lol @ "invest"
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post #53 of 56
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my ssd's are not set up with trim. its some nvidia-gigabyte controllers..

2. i have to have my computer sleep. the power cord once sparked and shorted in this hot weather. its a fire harzard leaving my computer on when i'm not around...

i know i need to upgrade my motherboard (3gb/s). i just thought there's a quick tweak i could've done to it in its current state..
I don't mean leave it on without sleeping all the time, just a night. Also TRIM is implemented at the Windows level, I think unless your drive would be hooked up to a marvell port or something.

But the glaring issue is that you can replace a power cord for like $5 and then you can a) leave your comp on and b) maybe not die is a horrific fire
post #54 of 56
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I don't mean leave it on without sleeping all the time, just a night. Also TRIM is implemented at the Windows level, I think unless your drive would be hooked up to a marvell port or something.

But the glaring issue is that you can replace a power cord for like $5 and then you can a) leave your comp on and b) maybe not die is a horrific fire

my motherboard is a gigabyte M61PME-S2P, ssd's Crucial RealSSD C300. i used the Nvidia SATA RAID Preinstall Driver to set up my raid.

can this trim still be installed at this point?

since i didnt have cds or files to install the ssd's i figured trim, marvell controllers are built in?
    
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That helps but the extremely fast access time is probably the biggest reason SSDs feel so snappy.
I meant that haha. Didn't say access times so it probably confused a few :embarrassed:
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I will never switch back not to having ssd. It's so great being able to boot up and bam! everything just launchs at once no more delay. So nice to click an application and it just loads. You get so used to the speed you don't even notice it after a while and it just seems normal. That is till you use a pc without an ssd. Its definitely worth it to have it as a boot drive. My only regret is paying for such a large ssd. a 60 gig would have suited me just fine.
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