Solved What is a TRIM ? Tags: SSD Storage Last response: August 30, 2010 11:32 AM in Storage Share ItsRobert August 23, 2010 5:19:09 PM I know it's something about SSD's but what is a TRIM ? More about : trim jefe323 a b G Storage August 23, 2010 5:22:10 PM http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/TRIM Best solution foscooter a c 97 G Storage August 25, 2010 9:58:29 PM Simply put, TRIM is a background application that helps the SSD "self-optimize" by releasing "deleted" blocks for re-use. It is part of Windows 7 Operating System (as well as others, like Linux), but the SSD must support it. Almost all new models do. Related resources Intel X25-M 80GB Does Support TRIM . What are my options? - Forum What to put on Boot/App drive and Enabling Trim ? - Forum TRIM ??? WTF is this and what does it mean with SSD ??? - Forum Help me trim the fat! - Forum Question about TRIM support for 2 SSDs in OSX - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer ItsRobert August 30, 2010 11:31:46 AM Best answer selected by ItsRobert. ItsRobert August 30, 2010 11:32:48 AM foscooter said:Simply put, TRIM is a background application that helps the SSD "self-optimize" by releasing "deleted" blocks for re-use. It is part of Windows 7 Operating System (as well as others, like Linux), but the SSD must support it. Almost all new models do. Thanks man! Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources: ForumSSD, raid 0 and TRIM Advice ForumCan you help me trim a few $'s from this build? ForumSSD Trim in Raid 0 - Help ForumIntel ssd trim files? ForumWhat is "overlap trim " in Pinnacle Studio? ForumRunning TRIM defrag on Intel Cherryville SSD ForumJMicron & TRIM Questions ForumTRIM - still important? ForumRAID 0 TRIM support update ForumSSD Trim not working on deleted Hibernate file?? ForumFirst SSD advice? ForumRAID or what...idk ForumWhat drives to use for Raid 5 ForumWhat can i do to read from a USB disk that is unreadable or corrupt? ForumBad sectors on HDD, now what? More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !