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Originally Posted by Sean Webster;15539704 
Thanks, I'll put in your thread wink.gif

Sounds good. Thanks
Just to clarify its not just Shortcuts. They are more powerful. You can actually CD into these links from cmd. The program will see it as if it was on the drive. I'm sure you know that though.
 
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post #112 of 5386
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Originally Posted by UNOE;15539774 
Sounds good. Thanks
Just to clarify its not just Shortcuts. They are more powerful. You can actually CD into these links from cmd. The program will see it as if it was on the drive. I'm sure you know that though.

hehe thumb.gif
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Subscribed! Just built a rig for my lady--first ever build involving a SSD. Didn't do anything yet other than install windows/programs, and I'll have to read through this more thoroughly this evening and do the tricks/tips!

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i think this should be a sticky. ive learned a bit reading some of this stuff.

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The "alignment" section is missing a step. The version I sent to you had the first step being to disconnect all drives except for the SSD in order to avoid having the boot sector getting installed to a secondary drive. Of course, the optical drive(s) must remain connected so that the instruction can be followed.

How did that step get removed?
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Originally Posted by TwoCables;15542214 
The "alignment" section is missing a step. The version I sent to you had the first step being to disconnect all drives except for the SSD in order to avoid having the boot sector getting installed to a secondary drive. Of course, the optical drive(s) must remain connected so that the instruction can be followed.

How did that step get removed?

I moved it to the section of steps above. smile.gif
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Originally Posted by Sean Webster;15542237 
I moved it to the section of steps above. smile.gif
Oh. I missed it because that's a list of "settings".
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i do have a question. is there a guide floating around here on how to set up a raid 0 array? i know the concequences of the raid 0 but i have an image backup, so im not worried if something happens. i want to pick up another 60gb force gt and pair it with the one i already have.
The lack of TRIM in a RAID configuration for ssd's is another topic people debate. The posts in this link by member MushkinSean are a nice little read: http://www.mushkingames.com/phpbb2/viewtopic.php?f=28&t=18832#wrap
    
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just doing a few of these things improved my reads on my x25-m by about 50 mb/s. No updates in firmware yet.

Thanks...feels like a new drive.
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Originally Posted by Domino;15542812 
just doing a few of these things improved my reads on my x25-m by about 50 mb/s. No updates in firmware yet.

Thanks...feels like a new drive.

eek.gif wow, that is awesome! Congrats.
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