Overclock.net › Forums › Components › Hard Drives & Storage › SSD › Very poor SSD performance
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:

Very poor SSD performance

post #1 of 3
Thread Starter 
Hello all,

I recently ran AS SSD benchmark to see how well my SSD is holding up, despite being about 18months old. The results were appalling i was getting random write speeds of about 3 MB/s when a quick browse of the stickied AS SSD benchmark thread indicates it should be nearer 50.

Any ideas what can be causing this? my sequential write speeds seem fine (pretty good even) so i'm not totally sure what's happening here.

P.S. I set up my SSD using this guide.

Cheers,
Joe

Edit:

The drive is a Corsair P64

Here is my print screen for the benchmark.

Edited by Piranha Joe - 3/23/11 at 7:19am
Karen
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Phenom II 1090t @4.2 Asus Crosshair IV Formula EVGA GTX580 8GB Corsair Dominator, 1600 C7 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
1x 32GB Corsair SSD 2x 1TB Hitachi SATA Windows 7 64bit 24" Iiyama Pro-Lite E2407HDSD Razer Arctosa 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
Corsair Gold AX850 Corsair 800D Razer Mamba Razer Goliathus 
  hide details  
Reply
Karen
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Phenom II 1090t @4.2 Asus Crosshair IV Formula EVGA GTX580 8GB Corsair Dominator, 1600 C7 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
1x 32GB Corsair SSD 2x 1TB Hitachi SATA Windows 7 64bit 24" Iiyama Pro-Lite E2407HDSD Razer Arctosa 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
Corsair Gold AX850 Corsair 800D Razer Mamba Razer Goliathus 
  hide details  
Reply
post #2 of 3
Did you installed the SSD in AHCI mode?
The New One
(19 items)
 
Ocing rig z97
(9 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
6700k Gigabyte Z170X Ulta Gaming GTX 1080 HoF Mushking 4*4GB 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
Crucial M4 Crucial M500 Itachi Desktar Itachi Desktar 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Toshiba Raystorm Pro CPU Windows 10 Professional BenQ XL2420Z 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Thermaltake Corsair AX1200i HAF X Thermaltake Saphira 
Mouse PadAudioOther
QCK Gamecome 780 APC 1500VA 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core G3258 Gigabyte Z97X SOC Force ASUS GTX 760 Striker Platinum G.Skill TridentX 
Hard DriveCoolingOSOS
Crucial MX100 Extreme cooling Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows XP Pro SP3 x86 
Power
EVGA SuperNOVA 1300V G2 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Phenom II X6 1090T Gigabyte 890FXA-UD5 ASUS GTX 760 Striker Platinum Crucial Ballistix Tracer 
RAMHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
G.Skill Trident Crucial M4 Itachi Desktar Itachi Desktar 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
Crucial M500 Toshiba LG EK Supreme HF Full Nickel 
CoolingCoolingCoolingOS
Swiftech MCR-320QP Swiftech MCP655-D XSPC Reservoir Windows 7 Professional 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
BenQ XL2420z TT eSports Meka G1 Corsair AX1200i Cooler Master HAF X 
MouseMouse PadAudioOther
TT eSports Saphira QCK+ Creative Sound Blaster Recon3D Fatal1ty Profess... Plantronics GameCom 780 
  hide details  
Reply
The New One
(19 items)
 
Ocing rig z97
(9 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
6700k Gigabyte Z170X Ulta Gaming GTX 1080 HoF Mushking 4*4GB 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
Crucial M4 Crucial M500 Itachi Desktar Itachi Desktar 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
Toshiba Raystorm Pro CPU Windows 10 Professional BenQ XL2420Z 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Thermaltake Corsair AX1200i HAF X Thermaltake Saphira 
Mouse PadAudioOther
QCK Gamecome 780 APC 1500VA 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core G3258 Gigabyte Z97X SOC Force ASUS GTX 760 Striker Platinum G.Skill TridentX 
Hard DriveCoolingOSOS
Crucial MX100 Extreme cooling Windows 7 Pro x64 Windows XP Pro SP3 x86 
Power
EVGA SuperNOVA 1300V G2 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Phenom II X6 1090T Gigabyte 890FXA-UD5 ASUS GTX 760 Striker Platinum Crucial Ballistix Tracer 
RAMHard DriveHard DriveHard Drive
G.Skill Trident Crucial M4 Itachi Desktar Itachi Desktar 
Hard DriveHard DriveOptical DriveCooling
Crucial M500 Toshiba LG EK Supreme HF Full Nickel 
CoolingCoolingCoolingOS
Swiftech MCR-320QP Swiftech MCP655-D XSPC Reservoir Windows 7 Professional 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
BenQ XL2420z TT eSports Meka G1 Corsair AX1200i Cooler Master HAF X 
MouseMouse PadAudioOther
TT eSports Saphira QCK+ Creative Sound Blaster Recon3D Fatal1ty Profess... Plantronics GameCom 780 
  hide details  
Reply
post #3 of 3
Thread Starter 
I'm pretty sure i did, it's in AHCI mode now and it boots without any diffculties.

I may try re-installing it when i have time at the weekend just to make sure nothing went wrong if i cant find the solution before then.
Karen
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Phenom II 1090t @4.2 Asus Crosshair IV Formula EVGA GTX580 8GB Corsair Dominator, 1600 C7 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
1x 32GB Corsair SSD 2x 1TB Hitachi SATA Windows 7 64bit 24" Iiyama Pro-Lite E2407HDSD Razer Arctosa 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
Corsair Gold AX850 Corsair 800D Razer Mamba Razer Goliathus 
  hide details  
Reply
Karen
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Phenom II 1090t @4.2 Asus Crosshair IV Formula EVGA GTX580 8GB Corsair Dominator, 1600 C7 
Hard DriveOSMonitorKeyboard
1x 32GB Corsair SSD 2x 1TB Hitachi SATA Windows 7 64bit 24" Iiyama Pro-Lite E2407HDSD Razer Arctosa 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
Corsair Gold AX850 Corsair 800D Razer Mamba Razer Goliathus 
  hide details  
Reply
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:
  Return Home
  Back to Forum: SSD
Overclock.net › Forums › Components › Hard Drives & Storage › SSD › Very poor SSD performance