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Hey Sean,

I already have Windows 7 64 bit installed on another system, and would like to set it to the 4K alignment. Is this possible without having to do a full reinstall?

Actually, I poked around a little and found this: http://lifehacker.com/5837769/make-sure-your-partitions-are-correctly-aligned-for-optimal-solid-state-drive-performance

I checked and my partition starting offset is 1,048,576 which is 256 x 4096. So was it set to 4096 anyways?

Thanks,
Big Al

EDIT: Here is a benchmark, any advice?

505
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Hey Sean,

I already have Windows 7 64 bit installed on another system, and would like to set it to the 4K alignment. Is this possible without having to do a full reinstall?

Actually, I poked around a little and found this: http://lifehacker.com/5837769/make-sure-your-partitions-are-correctly-aligned-for-optimal-solid-state-drive-performance

I checked and my partition starting offset is 1,048,576 which is 256 x 4096. So was it set to 4096 anyways?

Thanks,
Big Al

EDIT: Here is a benchmark, any advice?

505

I have a guide on it. www.overclock.net/t/1226963/how-to-properly-re-align-your-ssd-hdd-partitions

You don't need to do a thing. Your fine on alignment.
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Question about Windows 8
Is anyone using Intel RST with it and so what version?
Thanks
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Yes sir I am. Have tried a couple of the 11.5 ones, have settled for now on the 11.0.0.1032.

In W8 you can force trim your ssd or even your ssd array in R0. Optimization under hard drive manage.
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Sean, I gatta hand it to you again. Today I installed a 128GB Crucial M4 SSD in an Acer Aspire 4830TG-6808. It was a solid lap top he wanted to use for gaming while in and out of the hospital. Holy smoke's. I knew the crucial SSD's where fast but wow. I followed this guide to the T and its just amazing. Score's a 7.9 WEI and I swear if you blink when you turn it on you'll miss the post screen. I had to restart it about 5 times to actually be able to get into BIOS. Literally you press the power button and the screen flicker's and windows 7 is ready to roll. Great guide!
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Fantastic thread, Sean, thank you for your hard work!
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