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First of all I forgot to ask if you are using firmware 0009? That seems to be the problem, I am tired lol.

Now, you are on a sata 3 port. I just don't know if you are on a Marvell one. Check your mobo and see...you need to be on the native AMD port.
Yes, oh GOD yes! If you're using a Marvell port, take it off that pile immediately and use your native AMD / Intel ports.

And 0009 firmware should help if you're not already using it. Mine shipped with it on there (came in Monday from newegg).
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Sean, re prefetch and superfetch, have you tested with both at default 3? Would be interested in knowing if having them fully enabled would speed things up even further or whether setting them at 2 is optimal over 0 and 3.
I tested with superprefetch at 2 and prefetch set to 3 and it was 1-2 seconds slower, I didn't bother seeing both at 3. I will try for you now
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I have 6 SATA ports that are on the AMD controller and one that is on a ASMedia controller, the SDD is on the AMD controller (I have my optical drive plugged into the ASMedia one). I flashed the SSD to 0009 before I installed the OS.
   
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I have 6 SATA ports that are on the AMD controller and one that is on a ASMedia controller, the SDD is on the AMD controller (I have my optical drive plugged into the ASMedia one). I flashed the SSD to 0009 before I installed the OS.
As long as you're using the native AMD (or Intel) SATA 6Gb/s controller in RAID or AHCI mode (single drive, the RAID option is assuming you're using RAID of mechanical drives), then your drive will function fine and work properly in 6Gb/s mode.
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The port supports SATA III, how do I tell if it is running as SATA III or SATA II?

according to your manual, all 7 of your sata ports are sata III. however, sata6g_1 port through sata6g_6 port are the on the amd controller.

your sata6g_E1 port is an asmedia controller.
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hmmm....I wonder why my AS SSD scores are off then.
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I'm so tired that I can't see straight. I'll pick this up in the AM. G'Night all.
   
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hmmm....I wonder why my AS SSD scores are off then.
<--- Confused

I'm so tired that I can't see straight. I'll pick this up in the AM. G'Night all.
Well, 1 thing I know for sure is that AMD sata 3 isn't as fast. you can check what others got on their drives here: http://www.overclock.net/ssd/1145150...-ssd-club.html
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test with crystal disc mark or use ATTO. i hear those 2 are more accurate for our ssd.

i see your sig though. that hdd isnt paired with you m4 is it?

EDIT: nevermind. read your sig wrong lol.
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Sean, re prefetch and superfetch, have you tested with both at default 3? Would be interested in knowing if having them fully enabled would speed things up even further or whether setting them at 2 is optimal over 0 and 3.
Wow, that is crazy, it is on average 1 second faster or the same! Thanks for making me go over it again

I am going to look up reasons to not have it default now, I am removing the steps from the op now.

But also setting them to 0 (disable) makes boot longer.


OK, I need to test it more, there are other factors I forgot about
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Hi Sean, what are the other factors?
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