New pc build with i7 3770K

Started Apr 21, 2013 | Discussions thread
Chris Noble
Chris Noble Senior Member • Posts: 2,243
Keeping your SSD running fast

Roland Wooster wrote:

I've read that some SSDs slow down after a year.

Don't worry about it, if you have Win7, a single SSD, and it's a new one, it won't slow down significantly at all, that is until you fill it up beyond ~90%, then it might start slowing.


Don't allocate the last 10% of your SSD's raw capacity. That way, the TRIM routine will always have that space available to move data around for load-levelling.

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