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SSD Way too slow?

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May 13, 2013 10:12:52 PM

I originally had a crucial c300 64 gig ssd. I have since upgraded to a crucial m4 256gb. The problem is that the benchmarks are showing slower performance. It is in ahci mode, it is connected to the same sata 3 port. I dont get it. Please Help!! The results were the same with crystal disk mark.

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May 13, 2013 10:33:37 PM

How much free space do you have right now? I've Heard that SSD drives performance tend to decrease when they are full or almost full.

BTW: Are you running heavy tasks (antivirus, compression, etc..) on the backgroud while benchmarking your SSD.

Update your Chipset Drivers and MB bios.
May 13, 2013 11:01:50 PM

The answer was the marvell controller driver was not functioning. I went to asus website and downloaded the latest driver and bam!! read 372 write 217.