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Originally Posted by stargate125645;14280532 
Out of curiosity, does the hibernate option disappear from the shutdown menu from the Windows Start Ribbon if disabled?
Yes, the option simply disappears.

Here's the official Microsoft support article on enabling or disabling hibernation.
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Out of curiosity, does the hibernate option disappear from the shutdown menu from the Windows Start Ribbon if disabled?
Yep, it's instantaneous. When you type the command and press Enter, it's instantly disabled and hiberfile.sys is instantly deleted. Unfortunately, there isn't a confirmation that the command was accepted; instead, the only confirmation that it was accepted (prior to exiting the command prompt) is the lack of an error.

Although it's still nice to check.
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Thank you for this great guide! But does it still apply to modern SSDs which are already designed optimized? My Crucial M4 64GB is coming in next week and I'd love to optimize the heck out of it to get the most performance. Also it'd be my only drive since it's gonna be used on a laptop. smile.gif
    
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One doesn't optimise the SSD, one optimizes the OS so it uses the SSD optimally ...
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Thank you for this great guide! But does it still apply to modern SSDs which are already designed optimized? My Crucial M4 64GB is coming in next week and I'd love to optimize the heck out of it to get the most performance. Also it'd be my only drive since it's gonna be used on a laptop. smile.gif
It's not about increasing the performance, but it's more about getting a longer life from the SSD than you otherwise would without doing anything.
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It's not about increasing the performance, but it's more about getting a longer life from the SSD than you otherwise would without doing anything.

Ok thanks! then I'll just leave it alone because I got 3 years of warranty to back it up anway biggrin.gif
    
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Ok thanks! then I'll just leave it alone because I got 3 years of warranty to back it up anway biggrin.gif
Alright. Just don't defrag it. wink.gif

By the way, I forgot about a couple of things that does actually help maximize the performance:
  • Properly aligning the drive to 1024 KB
  • Using AHCI mode instead of IDE mode (including using Intel's Rapid Storage Technology since you have an Intel platform).
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Hey TwoCables,

Buddy can I ask, do you disable prefetch and superfetch?
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Hey TwoCables,

Buddy can I ask, do you disable prefetch and superfetch?
Yep! Although, I only do it because it's a recommended tweak. smile.gif
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Do these tweaks still apply after Win7 SP1?
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