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the speeds on my crucial m4 ssd seem a little slow to me and I'm wondering if there's something I need to do that I'm missing. on AS SSD benchmark I'm getting sequential reads of 469.33mb's and sequential writes of 105.25mb's. yesterday I checked and I seem to have the firmware 0009 update but most scores I've seen from other people are over 500mb's read and I've even seen some writes at 250mb's. any help pointing me in the right direction would be appreciated. oh, my total score on as ssd benchmark is 552 if that helps.
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^do u have the latest version of intel rapid storage installed?
Enable write caching also.
Did u follow any guides to improve performance yet?
469 seq reads is still quite fast
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post #3 of 13
Can you take a screenshot of your AS SSD bench please?

You might have your SSD set to IDE in bios, that was what happened with my C300, which I received help for in this thread.

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i believe that crucial only advertises 415mbs of read speed. id check the essensial threads on optomizing it. and try and find the SSD tune software, hear it can work miracles
    
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Well, what controller is on your board, your really only going to see perfect SSD performance from SB boards.
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Originally Posted by 808MP5 View Post
^do u have the latest version of intel rapid storage installed?
Enable write caching also.
Did u follow any guides to improve performance yet?
469 seq reads is still quite fast
intel rapid storage w a phenom 2? i completely agree with everything else you said.
    
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how do I enable write caching? also my bios is not set to ide. I believe it's set on ahci. that's what I was told to set it to when installing. how do I take a screen shot of as ssd?
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post #8 of 13
Quote:
Originally Posted by onmiway75 View Post
the speeds on my crucial m4 ssd seem a little slow to me and I'm wondering if there's something I need to do that I'm missing. on AS SSD benchmark I'm getting sequential reads of 469.33mb's and sequential writes of 105.25mb's. yesterday I checked and I seem to have the firmware 0009 update but most scores I've seen from other people are over 500mb's read and I've even seen some writes at 250mb's. any help pointing me in the right direction would be appreciated. oh, my total score on as ssd benchmark is 552 if that helps.
Did you buy a 64gb or 128gb cause 64gb are slower

here is my score with a 128gb version.

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post #9 of 13
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the one I bought is the 64gb version. is it possible mine is slower because it's half full?
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Originally Posted by onmiway75 View Post
the one I bought is the 64gb version. is it possible mine is slower because it's half full?
That's your problem. The 128 GB version is faster than the 64 GB version.

Edit:
Crucial M4 64GB:
Sustained Sequential Read
Up to 415 MB/s (SATA 6Gb/s)

Sustained Sequential Write
Up to 95 MB/s (SATA 6Gb/s)

Crucial M4 128GB:
Sustained Sequential Read
Up to 415 MB/s (SATA 6Gb/s)

Sustained Sequential Write
Up to 175 MB/s (SATA 6Gb/s)

With the 0009 Firmware update, these Sequential speeds will be faster.
Edited by Captain1337 - 10/5/11 at 4:45pm
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