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We should have put an asterisk next to the word “speeds,†because not all SSDs are the same. Nor do they interact in the same way regardless of what operating system you use. According to a recent Computerworld article, a Patriot Memory research project found that SSD performance was best in—you’ll never believe it—Windows 2000. Following that, Windows Vista came in second place at five to eight percent slower and Windows XP trailed a distant third.

So why is this the case? There are few reasons for the dramatic differences. Saeed Arash Far, an engineering manager at Patriot Memory, suggests that the removal of background applications in Windows 2000 catapults it into the performance lead. But in that case, one would expect to see a difference regardless of what hard drive is used in the testing – a lack of running tasks is an operating system issue, not an SSD benefit.

According to SSD manufacturer Micron, comprehensive performance testing between the Vista and XP operating systems revealed that XP doesn’t block the data for maximum SSD performance. Whereas XP will partially fill 4KB NAND pages seemingly at a whim, Vista attempts to reduce partially filled pages in a block as much as possible. This reduces storage inefficiencies and, according to Micron, translates into tangible performance benefits between the two operating systems.
I assume they tested only with Microsoft OSes because there are other OSes that with fewer background tasks than Windows.
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I guess this is one thing that $till Legendary can do better.
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I guess this is one thing that $till Legendary can do better.


where have you been legendary?!
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where have you been legendary?!
He's left OCN
This is also a week old news... sucks for Win98 since it's the fastest but it doesn't use the HDD the correct way so it's best not to kill a SSD, Use NT based OS's instead.
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I guess this is one thing that $till Legendary can do better.
he'd have to upgrade to Win 2K

and has he actually left OCN? absurd as he may have been, he did serve to prove the point that you don't need the fastest stuff to make it through the day. Cheers Legendary
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Who is this Legendary and why was he is so popular?
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Who is this Legendary and why was he is so popular?

He was a person that was true to old PC hardware.
HE said he was world famous(I don't disagree since I don't know) and didn't buy any new high-end hardware but instead wasted the same amount of money on low-end hardware with PCI interface.
LU2K was a really nice user but grinded gears here and there on OCN's users.
It was not pure action but LegendaryU2k will be among those OCN celebrities


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He was very tall and thick. And it was a WAR! i have a strong back and i just overpowered him and mounted him and he coudlnet do nothing and it was pure action. And finally i got a rear naked choke with my right arm and he tapped.[/i]

Edited by Ecchi-BANZAII!!! - 12/22/08 at 8:22am
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He kinda sounds like me. I refuse to let go of my P4 and my AGP interface.

And with gaming, don't get started iwth me on that. I like the new HD stuff, but nothing compared to classic gaming on the N64, SNES, Genesis and NES!
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He kinda sounds like me. I refuse to let go of my P4 and my AGP interface.

And with gaming, don't get started iwth me on that. I like the new HD stuff, but nothing compared to classic gaming on the N64, SNES, Genesis and NES!
Love classics but...
He used PCI graphics and play new games on them... well mostly old unknown games.
He used a PIII 1GHz and a Geforce 6200/ATi 2400
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He kinda sounds like me. I refuse to let go of my P4 and my AGP interface.

And with gaming, don't get started iwth me on that. I like the new HD stuff, but nothing compared to classic gaming on the N64, SNES, Genesis and NES!
Lame.

I have my PC and barely play games, odd eh?

Still mainly play Game Boy and have no current generation consoles.
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