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AMD AHCI driver has worse performance (on 890 chipset) than MS!

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Reading around on the net revealed that the AMD driver may yield worse performance that the default MS one, may not support trim etc. I've noticed that my WEI was 6.6 with my Microcenter (SF1222) 64GB SDD seemed to be pretty low. It was faster than my mechanical drive, but not what I was expecting. I rolled back the drivers to the MS ones and came up with 7.4 WEI..




I know WEI sucks....so here ya go AMD is self-explanatory MST = Microsoft.

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yes those MS drivers are way better, but when will you or anyone else ever notice the difference?
    
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yes those MS drivers are way better, but when will you or anyone else ever notice the difference?
Um, why spend the money on an SSD if it's not performing?
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Um, why spend the money on an SSD if it's not performing?
if 200MB/s isn't performing good enough to make it worth it youre crazy, however I realize your point. But would you ever truly notice the difference in your day to day use (outside of rendering the 22exabytes of Avatar)
    
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My Vertex2 60gb performed slightly better than the OP's MST atto test, with AMD drivers, on my rig. After a few weeks trying to beat my 31 second win 7 restart time. Yesterday I got a C300 hoping to shave that 2 needed seconds off to get below 30 seconds....it's still 31 and sometimes 32! LOL.

I can even though I percieved programs opening as nigh on instantly with the vertex2 see that the C300 is faster. Vertex2 7.7 C300 7.9 in WEI

Going to get faster ram maybe then I will break the 30 second restart!

Edited by moonmanas - 2/10/11 at 8:00am
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And how about some tweaks for the OS to boot faster i boot in 26sec with my cheap SSD 40gb drive...

Some tweaks: http://www.ocztechnologyforum.com/fo...mp-Utilities-*
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And how about some tweaks for the OS to boot faster i boot in 26sec with my cheap SSD 40gb drive...

Some tweaks: http://www.ocztechnologyforum.com/fo...mp-Utilities-*
Ive done every tweak possible, Including in that guide. Im talking a full restart not a clean boot. I can disable the windows screen logo, rocket dock, avast and sidebar makes no difference....thats with 28 services starting cant get less or cant get on firefox, can break 30 seconds by disabling DCHP Client and its dependent services but think thats cheating if I cant get online....
Edited by moonmanas - 2/10/11 at 8:18am
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