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Hello overclock. Here's the sum of my problem. I got an OCZ agility 4 256gb and tested the speeds. They seem very different than others. My ATTO seems to be good(reference A) but in AS SSD i get half the write speed i should be(reference B)...

Do you think i got a faulty drive? Or maybe i should get the firmware upgraded?



Reference 1



Reference 2



So what do you think?
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looks normal to me.
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hmm, i was under the impression write speed was supposed to be 100mb/s 4k
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hmm, i was under the impression write speed was supposed to be 100mb/s 4k
How come? Best i've seen is about 70MB/s in AS SSD.
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How come? Best i've seen is about 70MB/s in AS SSD.

Some review benchmarks show it anywhere from 80-100mb. maybe its compressed?
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How come? Best i've seen is about 70MB/s in AS SSD.

Some review benchmarks show it anywhere from 80-100mb. maybe its compressed?

Actually I meant 80Mb/s. Hmm, I dont recall ever seeing 100MB/s. If so that would be with all power saving features from your motherboard/chipset being disable and the same in Windows. Also, there are a few things to increase as well in windows like enable write back caching and turnoff windows write-caching buffer flushing.
  1. Open the Start Menu, in the search line, type Disk Management and press Enter.
  2. Right click C:\ drive.
  3. Click "Properties."
  4. Go to the "Hardware" tab.
  5. Select your drive.
  6. Click Properties."
  7. Go to the "Policies" tab.
  8. The "Enable write caching" box should be checked by default, if not tick the check mark.
  9. Tick the check mark for "turnoff windows write-caching buffer flushing."
  10. Click the "OK" button.


Also, just maybe look over this and do some things in addition to that.

http://www.overclock.net/t/1156654/seans-windows-7-install-optimization-guide-for-ssds-hdds#post_15523325
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Originally Posted by Sean Webster View Post

Actually I meant 80Mb/s. Hmm, I dont recall ever seeing 100MB/s. If so that would be with all power saving features from your motherboard/chipset being disable and the same in Windows. Also, there are a few things to increase as well in windows like enable write back caching and turnoff windows write-caching buffer flushing.
  1. Open the Start Menu, in the search line, type Disk Management and press Enter.
  2. Right click C:\ drive.
  3. Click "Properties."
  4. Go to the "Hardware" tab.
  5. Select your drive.
  6. Click Properties."
  7. Go to the "Policies" tab.
  8. The "Enable write caching" box should be checked by default, if not tick the check mark.
  9. Tick the check mark for "turnoff windows write-caching buffer flushing."
  10. Click the "OK" button.
Also, just maybe look over this and do some things in addition to that.
http://www.overclock.net/t/1156654/seans-windows-7-install-optimization-guide-for-ssds-hdds#post_15523325

well i tried that but it seems that it did nothing.
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