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I have a Vertex2 OCZ 40GB. What if i deleted the SSD and click new partition and enable only 20GB for example. Would i see a higher transfer rate in HD Tune like HDD's?
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What possible reason leads you to believe you would see any difference whatsoever?

Please study the underlying technologies of solid state vs. mechanical drives before proceeding.
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Originally Posted by beers;11867076 
What possible reason leads you to believe you would see any difference whatsoever?

Please study the underlying technologies of solid state vs. mechanical drives before proceeding.

Short stroke = files go to outer platter - quicker access time. I know!
SSD not mechanical. Micro chip saves the files. But is it possible?
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SSD = no platters = confused.gif
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Quote:
Originally Posted by beers;11867090 
SSD = no platters = confused.gif

This. confused.gif
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Obvious answer is painfully obvious
    
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To be painfully nice, no you won't see any performance increase.
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I know SSD's have no platter. That's the point of an SSD. I just thought. Would i see a transfer increase in HD Tune, but your all shooting me down in flames and making me look a bit stupid here. It was just a question guy's. All it needed was this.
Without the painful bit.
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To be painfully nice, no you won't see any performance increase.
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To test your theory you could run HDtune and look at the graph.
As there is no slope where one sector of the drive has higher performance, the drive will be the same speed no matter where or how large your partitions are.

Conversely, when you look at a HDtune graph for a mechanical drive you will notice a decline in transfer speed as the effective rotational velocity of the drive decreases as you move closer to the center of the platter.
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