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So if I had 8GB of RAM, it is ok to set the pagefile to 400MB?
Also, how do you interpret the scores in AS SSD? What is the top left, top right, and bottom scores represent?

up to you, I had no page file at all for a while and had no repercussions...I only have mine enabled b/c I need it personally.
read this. http://www.overclock.net/t/1193401/why-it-is-bad-to-store-the-page-file-on-a-ram-disk

For AS SSD...what do you mean? It shows your speeds....
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Updated my Sata driver from msahci to iaStor and the Score ramped up a bit..
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Sean,

Somewhere along the line my install went awry... Now I am trying to reformat my SSD using HDDErase or partitionmagic...

I'm trying to create a bootable USB with partition magic on it, but it is in a zip file and I can't use winzip in safemode.

right now I have been followingthis up to step 5...Not sure where to go from there though.

I was thinking maybe I could just unplug my SSD, reinstall windows on the HDD then use HDDErase on the SSD. Then reinstall on the SSD, erase the HDD install and live happily ever after.
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Sean,

Somewhere along the line my install went awry... Now I am trying to reformat my SSD using HDDErase or partitionmagic...

I'm trying to create a bootable USB with partition magic on it, but it is in a zip file and I can't use winzip in safemode.

right now I have been followingthis up to step 5...Not sure where to go from there though.

I was thinking maybe I could just unplug my SSD, reinstall windows on the HDD then use HDDErase on the SSD. Then reinstall on the SSD, erase the HDD install and live happily ever after.
You don't need to secure erase....just restart my guide lol.

btw...parted magic on usb...http://unetbootin.sourceforge.net/

and you can just extract the iso like normal by drag and drop....or use 7 zip...
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Well I was actually able to use my SSD for a bit... Installing drivers and other things... Something went wrong with the drivers. I created another thread and got some help, but nothing was working so he finally suggested I just reformat.
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Great, well written guide. Very helpful.
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Well I was actually able to use my SSD for a bit... Installing drivers and other things... Something went wrong with the drivers. I created another thread and got some help, but nothing was working so he finally suggested I just reformat.

ok? like i said, just restart my guide from the beginning, everything is "wiped," when you reinstall.. You don't need to secure erase...
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Great, well written guide. Very helpful.
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up to you, I had no page file at all for a while and had no repercussions...I only have mine enabled b/c I need it personally.
read this. http://www.overclock.net/t/1193401/why-it-is-bad-to-store-the-page-file-on-a-ram-disk
For AS SSD...what do you mean? It shows your speeds....
nice smile.gif

I mean the three scores that are highlighted blue? How do you interpret them?
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up to you, I had no page file at all for a while and had no repercussions...I only have mine enabled b/c I need it personally.
read this. http://www.overclock.net/t/1193401/why-it-is-bad-to-store-the-page-file-on-a-ram-disk
For AS SSD...what do you mean? It shows your speeds....
nice smile.gif

I mean the three scores that are highlighted blue? How do you interpret them?

I am not sure really...it seems to be some equation of sorts with the reads and writes in relationship to a points system that the guy who made it uses.

Generally I would just see how other scores compared to mine...

top left = total read score

top right = total write score

middle = total score
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I am not sure really...it seems to be some equation of sorts with the reads and writes in relationship to a points system that the guy who made it uses.
Generally I would just see how other scores compared to mine...
top left = total read score
top right = total write score
middle = total score

Oh ok thanks. So the middle one is really what's important.
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Thank you, once again. I've followed your guide carefully, and installed needed drivers - everything seems to be going well. smile.gif

Sorry for being a noob! thumb.gif

EDIT: Seems like my HDD isn't showing up in my computer. It shows up in BIOS though.

EDIT 2: Nvm it was an easy fix!
Edited by grassh0ppa - 1/6/12 at 11:16pm
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