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Originally Posted by fateswarm View Post

SSD will decrease my browser speed. Its whole profile is on a RAMdisk. It's more than 10 times faster than a SSD.

Agreed, RAMdisk is quicker. No-one is denying it. However, from personal experience I just can't be bothered with RAMdisks. It uses part of the RAM (duh), it's extra software you got to run to use it and programs need to be configured to use it.

In the end, popping in an SSD is much easier to me. Heck even configuring RAID with SSDs is less of a hassle than RAMdisks. IMO. tongue.gif

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Originally Posted by psyside View Post

Here is another one,

Windows Registry Editor Version 5.00

[HKEY_CURRENT_USERControl PanelDesktop]
"AutoEndTasks"="1"
"HungAppTimeout"="1000"
"MenuShowDelay"="8"
"WaitToKillAppTimeout"="2000"
"LowLevelHooksTimeout"="1000"

[HKEY_CURRENT_USERControl PanelMouse]
"MouseHoverTime"="8"

[HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINESYSTEMCurrentControlSetControl]
"WaitToKillServiceTimeout"="2000"

Copy and save this in txt document, rename it to speed.reg and just run it, then reboot.

Thank you sir ! smile.gif
Edited by MoGTy - 10/26/13 at 4:54am
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No problem guys.

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Originally Posted by fateswarm View Post

SSD will decrease my browser speed. Its whole profile is on a RAMdisk. It's more than 10 times faster than a SSD.

You are not the only one here man....others don't use RAMdisk.
Edited by psyside - 10/26/13 at 10:44am
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^ This^
He asked for help, the reasons are his own. If you don't want to help don't, but telling someone they don't need it is pointless as you / I don't know what someone else may or may not need.
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Originally Posted by MoGTy View Post

It's not up to you to decide what's important to other people.
Thank you so much ! biggrin.gif I finally got an instant Start menu.
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Originally Posted by fateswarm View Post

That reminds me of my reluctance of investing too much on SSDs. I mean ok, it is a benefit, but since 99% of the time I have already loaded what I personally do, then it's largely a gimmick, to me, to my style of computing.

I was busting his balls, but he seemingly is the only one that took it the way it was meant to go...jokingly. Learn your internet sarcasm tongue.gif. Duh.

Psyside...you should make a thread about this stuff you do. A lot of people aren't aware of it...may get ya' a sticky, too.
 
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SSD will decrease my browser speed. Its whole profile is on a RAMdisk. It's more than 10 times faster than a SSD.
RamDrives are only useful when handling heavy I/O. When surfing the web you will notice exactly zero difference in speed SSD vs RamDrive. They both will show the same exact response time to the end user. Cached content for example on my machine is 257 MB since 9/6/2013. So your cached content isn't ever going to get so large that you'll need a RamDrive to utilize it. Especially as pages usually only call less than 1 MB of that cached content at a time (and that's only on page loads). So saying you have to run a RamDrive for faster web surfing over a SSD is just ignorance. The only time a RamDrive will boost cache performance is when you're running a mechanical drive that has long access times.
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RamDrives are only useful when handling heavy I/O. When surfing the web you will notice exactly zero difference in speed SSD vs RamDrive. They both will show the same exact response time to the end user. Cached content for example on my machine is 257 MB since 9/6/2013. So your cached content isn't ever going to get so large that you'll need a RamDrive to utilize it. Especially as pages usually only call less than 1 MB of that cached content at a time (and that's only on page loads). So saying you have to run a RamDrive for faster web surfing over a SSD is just ignorance. The only time a RamDrive will boost cache performance is when you're running a mechanical drive that has long access times.

Start up a system monitor of disk activity. You will freak out at the disk operations of a modern browser, they even save the state of every single tab now for crash-protection so it's extra chaotic.

Though I admit, I personally have an extra reason, a faulty controller or drive was pausing the programs running on it for a second or two every few minutes so a RAMdrive was my savior.
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Ok i found a solution, you will boot windows 8 in 10 sec less for sure smile.gif



The tweak.
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Ok i found a solution, you will boot windows 8 in 10 sec less for sure smile.gif



The tweak.
I'm running a very similar SSD and I can get 12 second boot times just by using Sean's installation advice on this very site.
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I'm running a very similar SSD and I can get 12 second boot times just by using Sean's installation advice on this very site.

Windows 8?

Hibernation disabled?

Also my SSD is configured almost the same as the Sean guide. Without this tweak, windows 8 boots 10 sec slower, because they added some stupid delay for apps launch for older systems.
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Windows 8?

Hibernation disabled?

Also my SSD is configured almost the same as the Sean guide. Without this tweak, windows 8 boots 10 sec slower, because they added some stupid delay for apps launch for older systems.
Yes, Windows 8. I do believe Sean has you disable hibernation, but you'd have to check his article to be certain. Apparently my rig is newer enough that there is no need for the delay, although my DVD-ROM is ancient.
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Yes, Windows 8. I do believe Sean has you disable hibernation, but you'd have to check his article to be certain. Apparently my rig is newer enough that there is no need for the delay, although my DVD-ROM is ancient.

Is that 64 pro windows?
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