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So I didn't really bother with much, I simply installed Windows 7 64 bit onto my SSD. This was in 2009. I am hereing I should turn off index or something

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Loads of stuff here.
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It says to disable Superfetch/prefetch/bootfetch, I've heard that you shouldn't do this, and that disk writes are not as problematic as before due to TRIM.

Additionally all benchmarks show IDE is superior to AHCI mode on most SSD's. I don't like how there are all these inconsistencies among various guides, even one's from here.
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IDE better than AHCI ? you sure about that?
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IDE better than AHCI ? you sure about that?
AHCI should be better (NCQ, true SATA throughput). The only things I can think of for the OP are to turn off defrag and make sure TRIM is enabled.
post #6 of 7
follow this guide and you're golden

very simple, step by step guide. it takes about 15 minutes to get it all done. no worries after that

http://thessdreview.com/optimization...ation-guide-2/
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On all benchmarks and reviews I saw, IDE performs better. AHCI is supposed to perform better, but it doesn't. Doesn't surprise me, considering nothing is ever made with AHCI in mind. Mind you this is for 2009 SSD's, and I saw them then. Maybe newer ones show different results.
Edited by Z Overlord - 2/22/11 at 11:44am
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