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I have had page file disabled with windows 7 for the last 2 years or so. On my old pc that had 8gb of memory and my current that has 12gb. I have not experienced a single problem related to it.

It does not improve performance by disabling it and it may be ok to put it on the SSD but I don't think it's bad to disable it with certain systems and usage patterns.
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Originally Posted by cavallino;12528527 
Can you disable hot plugging in your bios? I was able to do that on my sata II ports to stop that but didn't have the option on the sata III.

Is it a third party controller? With my Marvell controller I can disable the icon by unchecking the "enable safely remove disk" option in Device Manager.
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Is it a third party controller? With my Marvell controller I can disable the icon by unchecking the "enable safely remove disk" option in Device Manager.

I'm not finding that option in device manager. It is a marvell 9128.
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I'm not finding that option in device manager. It is a marvell 9128.

Mine is under Storage controllers.
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Hell yeah I'd disable it with 12 GB I'm close to disabling with only 6.
post #36 of 37
Can anyone help me with this. I've been stressing my system with linx but I keep bsoding about 1.5 hours into it. I'm using close to all my memory. I've tweaked so many voltages but still no luck. I have ran memtest on my memory for a few passes and there is no problem there. I'm wondering now if it could be since I believe I have pagefile off or limited to a small amount of memory. Could this be causing the bsod or will just linx crash if I run out of memory?
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Should the pagefile be placed on SSDs?

Yes. Most pagefile operations are small random reads or larger sequential writes, both of which are types of operations that SSDs handle well.

In looking at telemetry data from thousands of traces and focusing on pagefile reads and writes, we find that

•Pagefile.sys reads outnumber pagefile.sys writes by about 40 to 1,
•Pagefile.sys read sizes are typically quite small, with 67% less than or equal to 4 KB, and 88% less than 16 KB.
•Pagefile.sys writes are relatively large, with 62% greater than or equal to 128 KB and 45% being exactly 1 MB in size.
In fact, given typical pagefile reference patterns and the favorable performance characteristics SSDs have on those patterns, there are few files better than the pagefile to place on an SSD.

http://blogs.msdn.com/b/e7/archive/2009/05/05/support-and-q-a-for-solid-state-drives-and.aspx
    
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