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post #101 of 5733
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Originally Posted by jetpak12 View Post

So I just finished running the clone disk on Norton, and now I have two boot disks. When I selected the 830 in my BIOS, it told me there wasn't a boot partition present, or something like that. So I used the Windows install CD to repair the boot sector. Now I can boot into it, but I have two Windows installs to choose from.
Which is fine, except my old SSD is the C:\ drive, and my Sammy is S:\. Does anyone know how to swap the drive letters? Am I doing anything wrong?

http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows-vista/Change-add-or-remove-a-drive-letter

you aren't, it's normal if you ghost. happy imaging! biggrin.gif I love ghost, I made an image of OSX, Ubuntu, Fedora, Windows 7, and even Windows XP thumbsupsmiley.png I can image back and forth in two minutes flat (probably isn't good for the drive but i'm not doing it consistently)
post #102 of 5733
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Originally Posted by driftkidd2323 View Post

http://windows.microsoft.com/en-US/windows-vista/Change-add-or-remove-a-drive-letter
you aren't, it's normal if you ghost. happy imaging! biggrin.gif I love ghost, I made an image of OSX, Ubuntu, Fedora, Windows 7, and even Windows XP thumbsupsmiley.png I can image back and forth in two minutes flat (probably isn't good for the drive but i'm not doing it consistently)

Thanks, but I forgot to mention that I already tried that, lol. It just gives me an error saying the "parameter is incorrect". Do I need to boot into a different OS than the one on the drive I'm attempting to change?
post #103 of 5733
Just got a Samsung SSD 830 128GB:D
Posting my AS SSD results:
552
My laptop specs:
i3 370M
4GB Ram
Win 7 Ultimate x64
Clean install with the latest drivers and Seans SSD optimization's.
Do the scores look right??
Am I missing something this is my first SSD and didn't see much of a difference between my 7200RPM drive. frown.gif
post #104 of 5733
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Originally Posted by spidey180 View Post

Just got a Samsung SSD 830 128GB:D
Posting my AS SSD results:
552
My laptop specs:
i3 370M
4GB Ram
Win 7 Ultimate x64
Clean install with the latest drivers and Seans SSD optimization's.
Do the scores look right??
Am I missing something this is my first SSD and didn't see much of a difference between my 7200RPM drive. frown.gif

do you know if your laptop supports sata 3? are you on the latest bios/driver set for your laptop?
post #105 of 5733
My laptop supports only sata 2. And yes I am on the latest BIOS!!
But do these scores look right for a sata 2 connection??
Even tried the 5 series specific chipset power management optimization's those were of little help. frown.gif
The 4K read and writes look pretty bad to me. mad.gif
post #106 of 5733
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Originally Posted by spidey180 View Post

My laptop supports only sata 2. And yes I am on the latest BIOS!!
But do these scores look right for a sata 2 connection??
Even tried the 5 series specific chipset power management optimization's those were of little help. frown.gif
The 4K read and writes look pretty bad to me. mad.gif

It is normal for laptops. You probably wont notice the difference in use anyways.
post #107 of 5733
hey just an FYI, in today's upgrades email from the egg, they now have the 256gb 830 drives for 339.99 if you use coupon code: EMCNHNH42

i'm kicking myself, I'd love to get my hands on one!
     
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post #108 of 5733
Here is my build featuring the 830's. I hope you guys like it! http://www.overclock.net/t/1192127/build-log-my-revamped-black-beauty-lots-of-pictures
     
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post #109 of 5733
Hello, I just picked up a 256GB from Newegg. Looking forward to seeing how much faster my PC will go. Have to read back over all the post in the forum to get caught up on what I need to do once I get the new drive later this week.
post #110 of 5733
as-ssd-bench SAMSUNG SSD 830 2.9.2012 6-33-17 PM.png 38k .png file

i just installed my 64gig 830. i followed seans guide to the letter. i also installed magician and did their optimization's. do these benchmarks look about normal. also, i noticed that there is a buzz sound from time to time. is that normal? thanks
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