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you need to change the sata mode to AHCI or RAID if you can: http://www.overclock.net/t/1227636/how-to-change-sata-modes-after-windows-installation
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Thank you for the response.
This is actually something that has been performed previously. I opened regedit to confirm and the fix is still in place.
Same thing with BIOS.
Is there anything else I'm missing here?
Thank you
post #93 of 113
Hello,
I've been reading up on this thread and lots of great information; thanks. I definitely need some help with my situation. I have a Samsung SSD 830 Series.

Ran AS SSD tool and got the following:



Ran msinfo32 and here are the details:



Ran diskpart and here are the details:



A bit confused since the drive seems to be aligned according to "diskpart" but as per AS SSD and msinfo32 results it's not aligned. Any assistance would be appreciated. Thanks in advance.

Sincerely,
iksg
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I finally got this all fixed. Bought a copy of MiniTool Partition Wizard Professional and used that to fix this. Worked great. Thank you all.
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Hello,
I've been reading up on this thread and lots of great information; thanks. I definitely need some help with my situation. I have a Samsung SSD 830 Series.

Ran AS SSD tool and got the following:



Ran msinfo32 and here are the details:



Ran diskpart and here are the details:



A bit confused since the drive seems to be aligned according to "diskpart" but as per AS SSD and msinfo32 results it's not aligned. Any assistance would be appreciated. Thanks in advance.

Sincerely,
iksg
post #95 of 113
Hi, when i go msinfo32, it shows 2 partitions even though I only have 1. Looks like the partition #0 is windows reserved partition and that is not aligned (not divisible by 4096). However, AS SSD Benchmark doesn't read the partition. Do I need to align that partition as well in order to get optimal performance ?

Partition Disk #0, Partition #0
Partition Size 39.19 MB (41,094,144 bytes)
Partition Starting Offset 32,256 bytes
Partition Disk #0, Partition #1
Partition Size 74.46 GB (79,956,017,152 bytes)
Partition Starting Offset 41,943,040 bytes
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Hi, when i go msinfo32, it shows 2 partitions even though I only have 1. Looks like the partition #0 is windows reserved partition and that is not aligned (not divisible by 4096). However, AS SSD Benchmark doesn't read the partition. Do I need to align that partition as well in order to get optimal performance ?

Partition Disk #0, Partition #0
Partition Size 39.19 MB (41,094,144 bytes)
Partition Starting Offset 32,256 bytes
Partition Disk #0, Partition #1
Partition Size 74.46 GB (79,956,017,152 bytes)
Partition Starting Offset 41,943,040 bytes

yes, you should align it.
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Hi
SOrry for the newbie questions.
I have recently bought a sandisk ultra plus 256gb ssd. I used acronic migrate easy to copy my hdd to ssd. Then I used the ssd as my internal hard drive on my laptop. However when i was copying some file to the ssd I was getting 10-20mb transfer rate towards the middle and end of transferring. I asked about that issue on a different forum and i was advised to align my ssd.
So i allign my ssd with mini partition tools and this is the new result i got.






Is this how the result suppose to be? Have I everything correctly?
also the recovery disk D is not accessible anymore. What have i done wrong?




Thanks in advance.
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Is this how the result suppose to be? Have I everything correctly?

yea,  a slight bit low though. You shouldn't have needed to re-align your partitions though. Did AS SSD say it was bad before?

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also the recovery disk D is not accessible anymore. What have i done wrong?

The partition for D may have been resized too, usually those type of recovery partitions do not like to be resized. I'd format the SSD and start cloning over once again.

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Yes it was saying bad before, so i aligned it using mini partition tools.

After cloning from the hdd to ssd I have formatted the hdd. So I dont have the originals anymore frown.gif
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Well it is just a OEM recovery partition. You can always get a windows .iso from my install guide if ever need to format.

To try recovering it You can try using easeus partition recovery or active partition recovery or something similar.
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