Originally Posted by Ragsters
I have a question. I am going to be building a back up rig out of old hardware and will be using Windows XP as my operating system. I recently purchased a used 120gb Vertex 2 SSD and want to know what the best way to set up my system runng an SSD with an operating system that doesn't support trim. Can you guys help me?
Overprovision. Do a manual format using diskpart to make sure the drive is 4K aligned (see Sean's guide
), create a 100GiB partition and leave the remaining 12 GiB as unpartitioned space.