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Hey guys

Just got my SSD today and installed windows and my stuff...
But I installed Samsung Magician do I need to change any settings to optimize performance from the ssd

Thanks
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Not really.
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The only thing I let Magician do is optimize the drive itself. I don't let it change any windows settings.
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The only thing I let Magician do is optimize the drive itself. I don't let it change any windows settings.

Yes, it seems that the settings it changes in Windows actually reduced SSD speed in "real world" testing.
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The only thing I let Magician do is optimize the drive itself. I don't let it change any windows settings.
What are the windows settings it changes? The maximize performance/Maximize lifespan and Maximize capacity tab?
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What are the windows settings it changes? The maximize performance/Maximize lifespan and Maximize capacity tab?

If memory serves me, turning hibernation on was one of the options.

Sean's setup guide here on OCN is the way to go IMO. Saves you disk space by removing or reducing options an ssd doesn't need.
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Originally Posted by mcg75 View Post

If memory serves me, turning hibernation on was one of the options.

Sean's setup guide here on OCN is the way to go IMO. Saves you disk space by removing or reducing options an ssd doesn't need.

That's correct. And I agree, Sean's guide is the best. I've followed it for years. Hey OP, here is the link:
http://www.overclock.net/t/1156654/seans-windows-7-install-optimization-guide-for-ssds-hdds

Follow this and your SSD will run much quicker. Ignore Samsung Magician. In fact, uninstall it. You don't need it.
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post #8 of 9
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Originally Posted by mcg75 View Post

If memory serves me, turning hibernation on was one of the options.

Sean's setup guide here on OCN is the way to go IMO. Saves you disk space by removing or reducing options an ssd doesn't need.

Could you link me or tell me the settings he has if you dont mind
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Originally Posted by BradleyW View Post

That's correct. And I agree, Sean's guide is the best. I've followed it for years. Hey OP, here is the link:
http://www.overclock.net/t/1156654/seans-windows-7-install-optimization-guide-for-ssds-hdds

Follow this and your SSD will run much quicker. Ignore Samsung Magician. In fact, uninstall it. You don't need it.

Ok thanks
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