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Will windows 7 align the drives on install even if my SSD is set to IDE mode? How can I check alignment? Should I just reinstall with the drive in ACHI mode?

I'm getting horrible reads with my Agility 2:



^^I don't know why this isn't in english lol
Firmware and driver updates have not fixed the problem.
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The 1024 K - OK is your alignment and it is fine right now. I need to see some agility2 benches for comparison. Also go to the intel site and download RST drivers here:

http://downloadmirror.intel.com/19607/eng/iata_enu.exe

Find the English folder titled en-US and copy it in the same folder as the program.
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This looks better right?

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Yea, what did you do differently?
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I just used ATTO instead of AS SSD.

This is weird though, I thought the HDD score would be higher.

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I just used ATTO instead of AS SSD.

This is weird though, I thought the HDD score would be higher.

I got two Vertex 120GB's in RAID 0, i get like 7.6

You would figure I got max, right?
    
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I have a 7.7 with the C300 128GB.
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why am I gettign such horriblle results with as ssd and normal ones with ATTO? HD Tune also acts weird, the drive starts off slow around 150mb/s and after about 5 seconds instantly jumps up to 240mb/s??
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