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OCZ Vertex 2 60GB in HP dm1z = slow?

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ATTO results don't seem to be slow but my random access times in
HDTune and AS SSD Benchmark seem to be subpar. Please provide me with
some insight.

Note: I just cleared this SSD using HDDerase and also updated the
firmware to 1.29.




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Not bad for a laptop -- laptops have many power saving features to save battery life. Make sure you have high performance and never turn off HDD in power options. Having an AMD chipset doesn't help either, if it was a desktop I would say set to RAID mode in BIOS. Might want to revert to the native Windows 7 SATA controller and see if you get better results. Not sure if the AMD SATA drivers support TRIM.
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never run hdderase all you did was shorten your drives life. the way memory controllers work chances are you just rewrote the same block 50 times
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There is nothing wrong with using HDDErase it issues the Secure Erase Command to the drives controller. The drives controller then executes the secure erase command however it is programmed to do so by it's manufacturer. The secure erase command doesn't physically write anything to the SSD although it uses 1 write cycle.
    
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So my random access times are normal? I thought they were supposed to be more along the .1ms range?
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I hope you guys don't mind me reviving this thread. I plan to get an SSD for my dm1z and I'm interested in finding out why the OPs is slow.
 
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any one else put an ssd in this laptop?

is it worth going for sata 3 version?
    
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