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I recently bought this SSD and I did a fresh windows 7 install. I updated the firmware and etc. Every time I play games on my computer I get micro stutters. it does it pretty frequently that's actually becoming really frustrating. I actually Google this problem and some guy was having the same exact issue as me. also which is even more strange he has the exact same motherboard. I don't know what to do, newegg wont let me get a refund. I can only replace it and I doubt there's anything wrong with the SSD. I just think its my motherboard and SSD together causing the issue. Before this SSD I had a m4 crucial 128GB and NEVER HAD ANY PROBLEMS. im tempting to replacing it and then selling the Samsung 840 and buy a m4 crucial.... ughhhhhhh

I dont know if this helps but im sure my ssd is installed correctly. here is a SS



Also this is the thread that a guy is having the same issue as me.
http://forums.overclockers.co.uk/showthread.php?p=23770261
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Though his issue may not have been caused for the same reason as yours. He said he solved his problem through a fresh install of Windows and you said yours was a recent install. Unfortunately, it could just be a defect and may have to RMA as this doesnt sound like an all too comon problem...At least this is the forst time i've heard of it. I have a 840 pro and am not experiencing stuttering. Have you tried yout other sata 3 ports?
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Try going to Windows advanced power options and set HDD sleep to never
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Do you have access to another computer you can test it on?
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Though his issue may not have been caused for the same reason as yours. He said he solved his problem through a fresh install of Windows and you said yours was a recent install. Unfortunately, it could just be a defect and may have to RMA as this doesnt sound like an all too comon problem...At least this is the forst time i've heard of it. I have a 840 pro and am not experiencing stuttering. Have you tried yout other sata 3 ports?

Hm I might try another data port
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Try going to Windows advanced power options and set HDD sleep to never

Ya its been set to never when I first got it
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Do you have access to another computer you can test it on?

Ya I can but so much work. Because the way its installed on my computer I would have to take there motherboard out
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