Partitioning an ssd.....

Started Jan 31, 2013 | Discussions thread
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GideonW Contributing Member • Posts: 813
Re: Partitioning an ssd.....

malch wrote:

I have mixed feelings about this one.

1. SSD's work best with one large pool of free space. Partitioning the drive will create two smaller free pools.

This part is untrue, the wear levelling of an SSD doesn't care about the partition structure. Whether the free space is in one partition, the other partition or in unpartitioned space (some people recommend leaving part of the SSD unpartitioned to ensure you always have free space for wear levelling) doesn't matter.

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