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So I've been using this Force 3 for a while now, it is connected to a SATA 3 port on mobo with a SATA 3 cable that came with it...

The problem is that it's rate on Windows Experience Index is 6.9: Is that correct? I don't think so...

I ran a test with ATTO disk benchmark and here are my results :

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What do you guys think?

Thanks in advance!
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post #2 of 26
That does seem a little low. My mushkin gives 7.9. Is that your lowest category?
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post #3 of 26
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Yes, CPU and memory are 7,7 and gpu is at 7,9 :/
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Do you know if you are in a native SATA 6gb port or using a port with a controller? In your manual it should label them. Try using native, if not already.

Might also be color coded.
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post #5 of 26
Quote:
Originally Posted by erunion View Post

That does seem a little low. My mushkin gives 7.9. Is that your lowest category?

Your Mushkin is a much better SSD.

I don't really know the WEI for Corsair Force 3, so maybe it's normal for this drive.

According to this thread, it's low.

slipee, do you have AHCI enabled and Intel Rapid Storage Technology installed?
Edited by DeXel - 8/17/12 at 7:50pm
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Do you know if you are in a native SATA 6gb port or using a port with a controller? In your manual it should label them. Try using native, if not already.
Might also be color coded.

It's already there frown.gif
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post #7 of 26
something is wrong my Corsair Force 3 120GB gives 7.9 WEI, just tested it again. i've been using it for 4 months now.. +-30 GB is free.
it is, however, connected to SATA 6 port with a SATA 6 cable.
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post #8 of 26
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Quote:
Originally Posted by DeXel View Post

Your Mushkin is a much better SSD.
I don't really know the WEI for Corsair Force 3, so maybe it's normal for this drive.
According to this thread, it's low.
slipee, do you have AHCI enabled and Intel Rapid Storage Technology installed?

I'm installing the Intel Rapid Storage Technology right now, thanks for the heads up!

Should I enable AHCI ? I really think that it is disabled...
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post #9 of 26
Quote:
Originally Posted by slipee View Post

Should I enable AHCI ? I really think that it is disabled...

YES!


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post #10 of 26
Quote:
Originally Posted by slipee View Post

I'm installing the Intel Rapid Storage Technology right now, thanks for the heads up!
Should I enable AHCI ? I really think that it is disabled...

If you enable AHCI without Windows registry tweak, you will get BSOD

BUT! If it Isn't enabled, it explains low scores.
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