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Can anyone confirm if the WEI for an OCZ Vertex 3 dropped to a 7.8 from a 7.9?

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Just curious, mine seemed to have dropped for some reason, it was still a 7.9 yesterday.
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post #2 of 11
Mine has been a 7.8 for quite some time, though that could be because I'm still running on the original un-updated firmware..

Regardless I feel the WEIs are a useless benchmark/measurement, don't worry about it thumb.gif
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I've been running 2.15 since I bought it months ago, thought it might've been from me screwing around with BIOS and whatnot since I updated my stupid board to 3203 which was a HORRIBLE idea.
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Somehow my SSD got switched to ATA mode, even though AHCI is enabled in BIOS by default and TRIM is enabled, I don't know what would've changed this, nor do I know how to change it back?
Edited by cyberspyder - 4/8/12 at 11:50am
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post #5 of 11
As they are used and more data is stored they will slouch on the WEI a little. The WEI should only be used to determine if something is broken (i.e. memory score went from 7.3 to 4.0) Don't worry too much about it. My G.Skill 120gig was a 7.7 at first then a year later it was 7.4. Still fast as ever.
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Nvm, got it sorta sorted out.

Using the Intel RST iaStor driver, AS SSD recognizes the drive as SATA, whereas the MSAHCI driver results in an 'ATA' description. Checked it in Crystal Disk Info and it does say SATA 600.

MSAHCI:

asssdbenchoczvertex3ata.png

iaStor:

asssdbenchoczvertex3482.png

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lol, you have NTFS file compression enabled.
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Nope, I don't. File compression isn't checked.
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Then you have fancy cache or something.
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