You may need to extend those unwanted free space and leaving none. This forum is moderated by volunteer moderators who will react only to members’ feedback on posts. Moderators are not employees or representatives of HWZ. There seems to be at least one kernel patch that attempts to enable AHCI after boot up. Trim support gives the SSD the ability to take the memory that is marked to be deleted to erased immediately.

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From what I can tell, these two problems vary by machine. Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered by Disqus.

Forcing AHCI To Increase Intel X25-M Performance

The root cause of the issue is the Windows 7 has somehow created a 0KB unused partition every time you do a fresh reformat. If you follow this method, you save all the hours reinstalling all your PC. I thought it was spoilt ingel now you give me hope to fix it It can’t be enabled.

Enabling AHCI and NCQ gave me a small decrease qhci sequential output performance, a very nice increase in sequential input performance, and an insane increase in seeks per second.


I am pretty certain that the old drive was in the second range. This tool uses JavaScript and much of it will not work correctly without it enabled. Forum members and moderators are responsible for their own posts.

T61p Work in progress: Intel refused to release any trim-supporting firmware for the first generation XM. On an unrelated note, my Wi-Fi iwl connects much faster with 2. Vista and up has SSD-friendly default partition alignment.

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Now you can create your partitions all over intle. You will see now your hard disks are on the list. No registered users and 4 guests. How big a problem is the lack of AHCI, and what is the recommended workaround? The third entry is an old benchmark of the server hosting all my Xen virtual machines.

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The thing is, I do not want to lose my current data. The SSD was a multi-level-cell solid-state drive available in a 2.

Need my desktop to be working again. So thanks for the assist, fellas, it’s very itel appreciated! This program Speccy should tell you: Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit 2. So I have memorised, expect realistic throughput of: Go to original post.


Intel XM G2 Upgrade, and a Lack of AHCI – Blog

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To all user community who may face the same issue as me: Around Mayrumors and various leaks about a possible mainstream affordable SSD released by Intel surfaced. Will try it out.

XM, first time SSD user, help with basics? |Intel Communities

This is definitely an improvement, so I ran another quick dd to see if there was a change:. Btw what exactly does BIOS do i. They’ll ahc be running Win8, so no alignment issues, which is nice.