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Thank's Sean, I'll leave it the way it is. So far everything is running real smooth. I ended up Short stroking my Raid 0 only using 300gb which i prob. will never use all. I got a server to save all my backups.
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so here is my 1st ssd without the new firmware
SSDBench2.jpg

here is the new ssd with the new firmware
SSD1.jpg

I have no idea what most of this means...but i guess its good when compared to other benchmarks i see....still the 1st one was a bit better score

what do the columns on the right mean anyway? Seq, 4K, 4K-64, Acc Time......should i be bothered that my 1st score was 25 points better than the 2nd with the new firmware?
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Anyone know why my write time is slow slow? I am using the intel sata III port. Thanks a ton!

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hi sean,
im trying youre guide on a old laptoppie.
when i do the mbr thing on the hdd i get a error message when pressing next to instal the windows on the hdd
i get the errorcode 0x80300024
do you have any idea why im getting that?
i typed everything exactly as the yt video shows and it all succeeds:S
thnaks for youre thoughts
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Originally Posted by miniterror View Post

hi sean,
im trying youre guide on a old laptoppie.
when i do the mbr thing on the hdd i get a error message when pressing next to instal the windows on the hdd
i get the errorcode 0x80300024
do you have any idea why im getting that?
i typed everything exactly as the yt video shows and it all succeeds:S
thnaks for youre thoughts

Strange. That error usually occurs when there is a partitioning problem on the drive. You mentioned a laptop. Does the drive contain an OEM recovery partition? If so, did you wipe that clean also (ie. "clean" the entire drive) in Diskpart? If is does, and you didn't, the install location for windows may actually be listed as partition 0 or 2, which messes up the windows 7 installer.
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Strange. That error usually occurs when there is a partitioning problem on the drive. You mentioned a laptop. Does the drive contain an OEM recovery partition? If so, did you wipe that clean also (ie. "clean" the entire drive) in Diskpart? If is does, and you didn't, the install location for windows may actually be listed as partition 0 or 2, which messes up the windows 7 installer.

it used to have one but i deleted it a long time ago with the windows install screen to make the entire disk one size(it only has a 60gb hdd)
i pressed renew on that screen and it started to instal:s
is there a command in cmd to check if its set to 4096?
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Gahhh, your wording kills! I have a cold and can't think straight right now....
So you are asking if the cached data on the SSD is cleared when the system is rebooted?
If so then no. It is not deleted
The program in control of what goes on the cached SSD decides what is put on and off of it. Then it tells the OS to move it back to the HDD. Then the OS tells the SSD that the data was moved off the SSD so then the SSD can use GC to clean and prepare the previously used space for new data.

So technically, it would shorten the lifespan but won't make an enormous difference. Okay.

Well, I'm thinking about getting an Ivy Bridge laptop (or Trinity) and getting a Samsung M8 1TB and a Samsung 830 64GB, would you recommend installing the OS and maybe some apps and use most of the remaining space for cache or not?
Edited by HybridCore - 1/26/12 at 12:36pm
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Originally Posted by HybridCore View Post

So technically, it would shorten the lifespan but won't make an enormous difference. Okay.

Well, I'm thinking about getting an Ivy Bridge laptop (or Trinity) and getting a Samsung M8 1TB and a Samsung 830 64GB, would you recommend installing the OS and maybe some apps and use most of the remaining space for cache or not?

OS, all programs/apps, and etc. on the SSD and have the HDD for all your personal data and whatever else you want.
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Originally Posted by Sean Webster View Post

OS, all programs/apps, and etc. on the SSD and have the HDD for all your personal data and whatever else you want.

SSD = everything
HDD = personal/important stuff

Got it.
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Hey Sean, if you get a minute can you take a look at this benchmark for me? In ATTO, I get the advertised speeds from the compressed data but in AS SSD I'm getting these benchmarks. Thanks mate.

Kingston Hyper X 128 gig Sata III

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