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not looking too hot... looks like 50% of what it should be across the board



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Just received my Force GT 120GB SSD. Will be following this thread and guide and i'll post my results in 2 days time, when i have the time to build my system.
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What are you talking about, there is not error...rolleyes.gif

Something fishy going on here. wink.gif

By the way, I think this info should definitely be added to the guide, a lot of people are using Intel SSDs including me:
What's The Deal With Write-Cache Buffer Flushing?

They take a massive performance hit unlike drives from other brands.

Yea I know, that is why it is stated it is not universal lol. It is already linked there too...
You either had the link somewhere else where I missed it, or you're playing tricks on me. tongue.gif
Thanks again for the guide, it's been very helpful today.
 
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I think i did something wrong... i just installed windows 7 following your guide and have not done any optimizations yet and I've used up 35.4GB of my 64GB Samsung 830 SSD what did i do wrong?
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I think i did something wrong... i just installed windows 7 following your guide and have not done any optimizations yet and I've used up 35.4GB of my 64GB Samsung 830 SSD what did i do wrong?

You have 16GB of RAM, that gives you a 16GB page file first off, then the Hibernation file needs to be delete or shrunk. You are good. Just continue the guide. thumb.gif
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not looking too hot... looks like 50% of what it should be across the board

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You can try installing the proper sata drivers for your board, but overall sandforce drives suck on AS SSD lol.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by gotasavage2 View Post

I think i did something wrong... i just installed windows 7 following your guide and have not done any optimizations yet and I've used up 35.4GB of my 64GB Samsung 830 SSD what did i do wrong?

You have 16GB of RAM, that gives you a 16GB page file first off, then the Hibernation file needs to be delete or shrunk. You are good. Just continue the guide. thumb.gif

This. But do NOT install the Intel RSD driver. sozo.gif What a pile that driver is..... frown.gif

Random stuttering with my RAID0 (whole system stutter), and idle BSOD's with my SSD. Removed Intel RSD (format, didn't install it)...haven't had a problem since. Oh, before it was a fresh install too, just the Intel RSD and GPU drivers were installed.

Go ahead and try it out if you don't believe me...but just know that I had these problems. It could have been because I run RAID too.
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You have 16GB of RAM, that gives you a 16GB page file first off, then the Hibernation file needs to be delete or shrunk. You are good. Just continue the guide. thumb.gif
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Originally Posted by pioneerisloud View Post

This. But do NOT install the Intel RSD driver. sozo.gif What a pile that driver is..... frown.gif
Random stuttering with my RAID0 (whole system stutter), and idle BSOD's with my SSD. Removed Intel RSD (format, didn't install it)...haven't had a problem since. Oh, before it was a fresh install too, just the Intel RSD and GPU drivers were installed.
Go ahead and try it out if you don't believe me...but just know that I had these problems. It could have been because I run RAID too.

Thanks

I'm looking much better now with 7GB used out of 59.6GB biggrin.gif

Alright thanks i will take that into account when updating stuff.
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Quote:
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You have 16GB of RAM, that gives you a 16GB page file first off, then the Hibernation file needs to be delete or shrunk. You are good. Just continue the guide. thumb.gif
Quote:
Originally Posted by pioneerisloud View Post

This. But do NOT install the Intel RSD driver. sozo.gif What a pile that driver is..... frown.gif
Random stuttering with my RAID0 (whole system stutter), and idle BSOD's with my SSD. Removed Intel RSD (format, didn't install it)...haven't had a problem since. Oh, before it was a fresh install too, just the Intel RSD and GPU drivers were installed.
Go ahead and try it out if you don't believe me...but just know that I had these problems. It could have been because I run RAID too.

Thanks

I'm looking much better now with 7GB used out of 59.6GB biggrin.gif

Alright thanks i will take that into account when updating stuff.

Like I said, my problems COULD be because I run two different RAID arrays too. Not entirely sure. I just know the Intel RSD was screwing my system up pretty badly. The generic Windows AHCI driver is working absolutely flawlessly for me though, and I get the proper speeds from my SSD.
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This. But do NOT install the Intel RSD driver. sozo.gif What a pile that driver is..... frown.gif

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Go ahead and try it out if you don't believe me...but just know that I had these problems. It could have been because I run RAID too.

First you mean RST right?

Second for real? Wow, I never had an issue. Maybe it was from the RAID 0 array. thinking.gif
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