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== Getting Technical ==
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=== Disk Controller ===
 
Most SSD have SATA III (6 Gb/s) Interface. Older mainboards having only SATA II controllers
 
Most SSD have SATA III (6 Gb/s) Interface. Older mainboards having only SATA II controllers
 
*will deliver only half the advertised speed
 
*will deliver only half the advertised speed
 
*might not operate an SSD at all
 
*might not operate an SSD at all
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=== Support for TRIM ===
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SSD require periodic use of the TRIM command
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*if an SSD reports "disk full" and deleting files fails to create usable space then that is an indication that TRIM is either not implemented or not supported
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[[User:Rpeters|Rpeters]]17:35, 5 September 2012 (EST)
 
[[User:Rpeters|Rpeters]]17:35, 5 September 2012 (EST)

Revision as of 13:40, 18 January 2015

Getting Technical

Disk Controller

Most SSD have SATA III (6 Gb/s) Interface. Older mainboards having only SATA II controllers

  • will deliver only half the advertised speed
  • might not operate an SSD at all


Support for TRIM

SSD require periodic use of the TRIM command

  • if an SSD reports "disk full" and deleting files fails to create usable space then that is an indication that TRIM is either not implemented or not supported


Rpeters17:35, 5 September 2012 (EST)