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Mushkin and many others say the drive I have should be getting 500mb/s however as you can see I get around half. I am running off the intel Sata 3. This is a completely fresh install, I didn't even install any drivers other than internet just to see if my performance increased. Any suggestions? I have also updated the firmware but no luck there either. frown.gif

Also, I am running in ACHI mode.



http://www.aria.co.uk/Products/Components/Solid+State+Drives/Mushkin+Chronos+120GB+2.5%22+SATA-III+Solid+State+Hard+Drive+?productId=45660

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This is the drive that I have

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I wouldn't have minded if the performance was a little off but it seems I am loosing like 50% performance from what I am meant to be getting.

EDIT:

If it makes any difference I did originally install it with the marvell controller but heard that could cause performance hits so I changed to the intel by simply switching cables around. However, that didn't help with speeds so I just did a fresh install and still no better in terms of speed. frown.gif
Edited by Juganot - 2/24/12 at 4:08am
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What does AS SSD say? I would test a few different programs if you are concerned about the speeds you are getting. Is anything else loading slowly/causing problems?
Edited by thebigrobbyrob - 2/24/12 at 4:59am
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How sure are you that you have the drive in the Intel sata 3 port? Try another one, I think the white one is the SATA 6Gb/s port for your Gigabyte GA-Z68X-UD3P if it is in that system in your sig.
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How sure are you that you have the drive in the Intel sata 3 port? Try another one, I think the white one is the SATA 6Gb/s port for your Gigabyte GA-Z68X-UD3P if it is in that system in your sig.

Hmmmmmmmm thumb.gif it worked I now get like 500/500 it seemed I had it int he wrong port -.- Thanks for that. Now it's time to do all of those SSD tweaks in your thread(fantastic thread by the way).
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