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Originally Posted by amvnz;15564663 
Some games came up with an error message saying page file had to be enabled, turned it on and set it to 16mb. No errors so far, much better for compatibility.

Nice find, Ill add that to the facts/q&a
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Originally Posted by amvnz;15564663 
Some games game up with an error message saying page file had to be enabled, turned it on and set it to 16mb. No errors so far, much better for compatibility.

what games? i havent ran a pagefile in years and never had an error message come up for anything ive done.
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Originally Posted by firestorm1;15564948 
what games? i havent ran a pagefile in years and never had an error message come up for anything ive done.

Same, even when on my hdd as a boot drive lol.

Well, good night guys I'm off to bed, talk later. wave2.gif
post #234 of 5384
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Originally Posted by Sean Webster;15564411 
4096 is optimal for SSD's and newer HDD's, windows makes it 1024 default.

Long answer smile.gif

Is a Spinpoint F3 considered one of the "newer" HDDs?
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I would think so
   
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yes, the entire F3 series is 4K.
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Added some nice to know info directly after "The installation of Windows 7" header.
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Originally Posted by Sean Webster;15521879 
A quick word on SSD's from Crabby654
"SSD's do NOT require the confusing and intense setup that a lot of people seem to suggest. The current day SSD's are much more reliable then the first generation and do not need to be treated like a box full of glass cups. Literally all that is necessary is to change in the BIOS IDE -> AHCI and you are good to go."[/INDENT][/CENTER]

I'm not sure if you even need his quote in the guide. I'm not saying he's wrong nor to start an argument, but my reasoning is: Not only do the tips help ssd performance, the latter tips also help Windows itself run smoother.

Maybe a better thread title would be: Sean's SSD Install Guide & Windows 7 SSD Optimization Tweaks thumb.gif
    
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Originally Posted by Offender_Mullet;15568363 
I'm not sure if you even need his quote in the guide. I'm not saying he's wrong nor to start an argument, but my reasoning is: Not only do the tips help ssd performance, the latter tips also help Windows itself run smoother.

Maybe a better thread title would be: Sean's SSD Install Guide & Windows 7 SSD Optimization Tweaks thumb.gif

I was thinking that over in my heard too, I will probably change it when I get home. smile.gif
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How does one know if a HDD is considered newer and supports the 4096 alignment configuration?
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