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First off ditch ocz I heard that company is bad for hard drives. My friend built 3 different systems with a few of those ssd drives and all 5 out of 5 ocz hard drives he bought crashed then installed I think corsair's ssd then no problems.
Little late to "ditch OCZ" since the guy has it up and running beautifully. And if your friend is dumb enough to even try a fifth OCZ drive after having 4 of them fail than maybe he should go back to serving up burgers and fries instead of building computer systems.

EDIT: And I knew you would have some Corsair stuff in your rig before even looking. We don't need fanboys around here. They stink up the place.
Edited by PhillyOverclocker - 1/4/11 at 6:23am
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post #22 of 39
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Originally Posted by L D4WG View Post
Ok Ive installed the Intel drivers, I guess they are better then the OCZ ones?

Anything else I can do to increase performance? Thanks a bunch for everyones help!, im so happy right now .

I read that making a backup image and formatting with a certain program for SSD's and then restoring the image can do something? also changing the segment size? or something?

Im sure you can tell I don't know what im talking about lol.
I don't know which driver OCZ offers, but the Intel RST driver I linked you to is the most recent official WHQL-Certified driver.

I also didn't know OCZ had any kind of a driver.
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Can't he install the iaStor driver by Intel with his chipset? I have seen some pretty damn good results using those, for people that can use them at least.
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Can't he install the iaStor driver by Intel with his chipset? I have seen some pretty damn good results using those, for people that can use them at least.
iaStor is Intel's Rapid Storage Technology driver.
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post #25 of 39
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I found this and WAS going to use it till you showed me the Intel one.

http://www.ocztechnology.com/ssd_too...LE,_Agility_2/

If my SSD dies then I wont be getting another OCZ, but I dont do anything that stressful to it, its just a home computer , I cant see it dieing.
post #26 of 39
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iaStor is Intel's Rapid Storage Technology driver.
So is that no?
post #27 of 39
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Originally Posted by L D4WG View Post
I found this and WAS going to use it till you showed me the Intel one.

http://www.ocztechnology.com/ssd_too...LE,_Agility_2/

If my SSD dies then I wont be getting another OCZ, but I dont do anything that stressful to it, its just a home computer , I cant see it dieing.
That's a firmware update, not a driver. Those are actually two very different things.

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So is that no?
They're the same thing. Except, I prefer to call it by its actual name instead of by "iaStor". I am just anal that way.
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post #28 of 39
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That's a firmware update, not a driver. Those are actually two very different things.

Oh ok, should i run the firmware update then?

They're the same thing. Except, I prefer to call it by its actual name instead of by "iaStor". I am just anal that way.
Ok cool, do you think doing that format and restore will do much?
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Ok cool, do you think doing that format and restore will do much?
I really don't know. Did Intel's RST driver improve the benchmarks at all?
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post #30 of 39
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I really don't know. Did Intel's RST driver improve the benchmarks at all?
Nope, ATTO was faster during the first half of the bench, but slower slightly at the end.
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