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Thanks I'll try those tips to slow down the POST next time I hook up my RAID.

Kind of an unrelated question: what's the best way to check the alignment of a disk? I've heard Diskpart's lisk partition command can be innacurate? And that there's a way to check in msinfo.exe? What's the best way to check this?
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I did some of those settings and I think I forgot to apply them properly! I restarted and freed up about 8-9 gigs biggrin.gif
Quick question, do you recommend putting a browser like google chrome on the SSD? Does it potentially make the browser faster?
Also, this is what my SSD scores looks like after the tweaks smile.gif
Crucial M4 64gb
Nice.

All programs and apps I have on my SSD, I don't see the point of having any program off the SSD unless it can not be installed.

Scores look good.
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Odd, usually it is the battery when the system clock gets reset, is the system overclocked? Are you running an intensive app? Could a program be shutting it down. P
I reset the system to stock but it happened again. I tried to reseat the power and SATA cable but the system struggles to boot (black screen) so I opened the case and did a CMOS reset. I moved the SSD to a different drive bay. No problems yet.
I was playing Gunz and it shouldn't be intensive at all, The max GPU usage was 15%.

Odd. Well hopefully that fixed it.
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Thanks I'll try those tips to slow down the POST next time I hook up my RAID.
Kind of an unrelated question: what's the best way to check the alignment of a disk? I've heard Diskpart's lisk partition command can be innacurate? And that there's a way to check in msinfo.exe? What's the best way to check this?

Yea it can be. If you want just post a screenshot of AS SSD, it tells you if it is aligned properly in the top left corner.
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Just for fun, I reduced my paging file to 400MB. Yeah, EVERY THING complains now. :\
    
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Just for fun, I reduced my paging file to 400MB. Yeah, EVERY THING complains now. :\

You have 4GB of RAM lol, that is why. You need more to shrink your pagefile.
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I may have missed it, but what about TeraCopy? I've used it and love it for moving files [Steam games and such]
    
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Daaaamn some of these optimizations are sweet, no more delay! Thanks a lot man +rep! I may need your help again when I get around to installing the RAID but I've missed having a working computer think I'm just goiing to relish it for a while lol
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I may have missed it, but what about TeraCopy? I've used it and love it for moving files [Steam games and such]

I don't like it, it gave me issues before...
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Daaaamn some of these optimizations are sweet, no more delay! Thanks a lot man +rep! I may need your help again when I get around to installing the RAID but I've missed having a working computer think I'm just going to relish it for a while lol

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I'll help if you need it. I have a guide in the third post if you want to see the set up for RAID.
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Which AMD Sata driver is it?

AHCI for Windows 7, South Bridge Driver or SB8xx RAID Driver for Windows 7?
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Which AMD Sata driver is it?

AHCI for Windows 7, South Bridge Driver or SB8xx RAID Driver for Windows 7?

Common sense....are you in RAID mode? If not do not download that driver.
Are you in ACHI mode? If so download the driver.
Do you have a AMD south bridge? If so download the driver.
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I don't expect to install ATI Catalyst for an SSD. rolleyes.gif

Installed though so thanks. smile.gif
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