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damn. sure wish i could hit that speed. im lucky if i can get over 820mb/s read/write. crappy amd controller cant handle 2 ssd lol.
i still cant find a raid controller that does not require me handing over a kidney.
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Hey guys biggrin.gif so i got my SSD all setup installed all the drivers etc ( Thanks Sean for amazing guide! )
I wanted to ask about performance and speed though
my boot time is 64 seconds ._. isnt that kinda slow? I do have 2 hdds in raid 0 so it takes a lil to load up the drivers but still
Here is AS-SSD bench, how are the numbers ?
501
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Hey guys biggrin.gif so i got my SSD all setup installed all the drivers etc ( Thanks Sean for amazing guide! )
I wanted to ask about performance and speed though
my boot time is 64 seconds ._. isnt that kinda slow? I do have 2 hdds in raid 0 so it takes a lil to load up the drivers but still
Here is AS-SSD bench, how are the numbers ?
501

I don't know for sure, but it seems a little "off", even for the SB850. I would have expected the seq reads to be in the mid to high 400's. Also, I think your 4K-64 thread score also seems low. I would have expected the overall score to be higher, but that may be a result of the reads seemingly low.

It is very possible you had alot of drive activity (besides the benchmark) going on when you ran the bench. Do you consistantly get the same results?

Do you have the latest firmware on the SSD. I also understand that if you enable NCQ, (Native Command Queuing), in RAID expert (even with the single drive) that these scores improve. May be something to look at.

But then again... I may be completely off base.
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damn. sure wish i could hit that speed. im lucky if i can get over 820mb/s read/write. crappy amd controller cant handle 2 ssd lol.
i still cant find a raid controller that does not require me handing over a kidney.
That's just one reason why I moved from AMD to Intel after a brief stint with AMD. wink.gif
    
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Wow, amazing guide! I have my first SSD incoming. I was wondering if the guide on page 1 is up-to-date, or whether it's necessary to read every page of this thread to know the latest and greatest tips. Thanks in advance.
 
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Wow, amazing guide! I have my first SSD incoming. I was wondering if the guide on page 1 is up-to-date, or whether it's necessary to read every page of this thread to know the latest and greatest tips. Thanks in advance.

The guide has been updated. (Multiple times I'd assume)

I just used it a few days ago and everything went flawlessly.

Good luck with the optimizations! thumb.gif
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Wow, amazing guide! I have my first SSD incoming. I was wondering if the guide on page 1 is up-to-date, or whether it's necessary to read every page of this thread to know the latest and greatest tips. Thanks in advance.

Thanks! biggrin.gif

Yea it is always up to date wink.gif
Whether it is a typo or a new step I always will have it up to date as long as I am active on the site.
I usually let everyone know about a new step or something as well in a update post so just subscribe to always be in the know rolleyes.gif

As for reading it, I would suggest your read over everything first, usually a lot of issues are solved b/c the answer is already in the guide, if you have any specific q's feel free to ask thumb.gif
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Ok. So I just got these, how do you install OS via RAID? It is asking for drivers :(

 

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Ok. So I just got these, how do you install OS via RAID? It is asking for drivers frown.gif

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First of all you ship one or two to me, then...

I'm pretty sure you put this on a flash drive and choose it when it asks you to load the drivers (Link)
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Says there's no drivers for this computer :(

 

Its an X79 board.

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