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Hey Guys,

I got a recertified (refurb) OCZ 120GB Revodrive PCIe SSD for my rig, as my previous Kingston V200 doesn't have great read/write times and the OCZ one has better ones listed on the box.

I've got it all installed but it seems slower in windows than my old SATA SSD, off the top of my head the best example is when i set a wallpaper, it freezes as if the system is catching up or something.

The drive needs a PCIe x4 slot and i'm sure the lowest black slot is x4 so i don't think thats the issue. Is there anything you guys know of that could help me?
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Try it in other slots. You can fit it in any. I had mine in the pcie slot for gpus
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Try it in other slots. You can fit it in any. I had mine in the pcie slot for gpus

I'll give that a try, i've been told also there may be more drivers to apply too somehow so i'll give it a try and update soon biggrin.gif
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I've checked, and no firmware updates are available for the drive and i've moved it to second slot on the mobo. It's as if the system is under heavy load (like stress testing or F@H) and if im watching a video on VLC and installing a program, the video will freeze while the sound continues.

During a benchmark it looked like the drive speed started low then sped up after it had "warmed up" is there anything i can do to make it speedy all the time? biggrin.gif
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Are both these boxes checked under device manager for the revodrive? If not try enabling them.

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