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PostSubject: Drive alignment   Thu Oct 04, 2012 2:00 pm

There is an interesting article here about drive alignment on both SSD and conventional drives. Don't know what I would do with the saved milliseconds, but for the perfectionists among us it's something to consider.
http://windowssecrets.com/langalist-plus/drive-alignment-and-solid-state-drives/
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PostSubject: Re: Drive alignment   Thu Oct 04, 2012 9:29 pm

Unfortunately it looks like you have to be a subscriber to read the article.

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PostSubject: Re: Drive alignment   Fri Oct 05, 2012 12:19 pm

Sorry about that, but here is an even better article
http://wiki.hetzner.de/index.php/Partition_Alignment/en
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PostSubject: Re: Drive alignment   Fri Oct 05, 2012 10:10 pm

Have to admit, that is pretty much over my head. I wonder how much speed you get out of doing such things.

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PostSubject: Re: Drive alignment   Sat Oct 06, 2012 12:42 am

Not a great deal. Frankly you'd have to be a nitpicker to go through the hasstle. As these test results indicate:
The throughput times of the misaligned-versus-aligned SSD produced the following results:

Random-access read
Before alignment: 149.2 megabytes per second (MBs)
After alignment: 150.0 MBs
Sequential read
Before: 278 MBs
After: 277 MBs <----- This is an actual drop in performance.
Windows Experience Index
Before and after: 7.9 (The scale goes only to 8.)
Bootup and shut down
No perceptible change.

But you would get the all important bragging rights.
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PostSubject: Re: Drive alignment   Sun Oct 07, 2012 5:19 am

This is all the bragging rights I need. Yes, it's a new WD VelociRaptor Hdd Model# WD2500HHTZ
With this I don't know that I need to brag....OK, I will anyways Razz

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PostSubject: Re: Drive alignment   Sun Oct 07, 2012 10:48 am

I only know the specs for this drive, very impressive. Is there really a need for the heatsink enclosure? How is the noise level? I am far more interested in this drive than the SSD's for a number of reasons. Longevity, and the ability to recover lost data for starters.
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PostSubject: Re: Drive alignment   Sun Oct 07, 2012 7:59 pm

Is that a heatsink around it or just a plastic clamshell. And I suppose this drive is going into the mondo chiller controller, which is already bringing snow to the upper plains.

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PostSubject: Re: Drive alignment   Tue Oct 09, 2012 8:32 pm

To answer both of your questions, It's a aluminum heat sink and it does wonders for the otherwise well known "egg frying ability" of the past 10000rpm Hdd's. I chose this over a sdd for the simple fact of reliability and life span. In my multi fan Antec ninehundred case it seem very happy. And that makes the penguin happy Very Happy

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PostSubject: Re: Drive alignment   Tue Oct 09, 2012 10:07 pm

Better aim the Iowa Mondo Chiller at it to make sure the drive stays plenty cool.

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