Solved Was my ssd alignment correct ? Tags: SSD Chipsets Controller Partition Storage Last response: June 9, 2012 6:42 PM in Storage Share haranath June 9, 2012 6:13:10 PM I have crucial m4 256 ssd I have made two partitions c,h, for c its hows 4096 alignment but second partition i see huge figure, is second partition alignment ok ? Even the score is low , i run on intel 4 series Detected Chipset: Mobile Intel® GM45 Express Chipset Chipset Components Memory Controller: Mobile Intel® 82GM45 Graphics and Memory Controller Hub (GMCH) Please suggest , thanks in advance. http://imageshack.us/f/209/asssdbenchm4ct256m4ssd2.png/ http://imageshack.us/f/403/asssdbenchm4ct256m4ssd2q.png... Also how can i align to 4k and partition as well at diskpart utility ? More about : ssd alignment correct Dereck47 a c 486 G Storage June 9, 2012 6:38:45 PM Yes, the 2nd partition alignment is ok. Your benchmark scores are also good considering that your drive is connected to a SATA 2 (3Gb/s) port. Best solution mindless728 June 9, 2012 6:39:18 PM Its fine, its divisible by 4, a quick way to check if a number is divisible by four is to look at the least significant 2 digits (the ones at the right side end) and see if those are divisible by 4 your least significant digits are 28, 28 is divisible by 4, then the entire number is Related resources Intel SSD 520 Alignment /Speed - Forum Bad Alignment SSD (even after fresh OS installation) - Forum Windows 7 installation doesn't format SSD correctly - Forum SSD - Honoring the 4K sector alignment - Forum SSD Alignment , Fresh Install, Win7x64 - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer haranath June 9, 2012 6:42:02 PM Best answer selected by haranath. haranath June 9, 2012 6:42:23 PM Thanks Dereck47 and mindless728 Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources : ForumSSD Cloning Alignment ForumSamsung 840 Pro 256GB SSD not up to speed ForumWill drivers remain when migrating OS to SSD ? ForumClarification on SSD installation ForumCan't clone HDD to SSD ForumWindows migration betwene two SSD 's ForumSlow write speeds with Intel 520 series SSD , why? ForumWindows 7 install or clone on SSD ? ForumPartition alignment using restore cd ForumSSD to HDD back to SSD ForumWindow 7 Problems using SSD ForumCloning OS on HDD to new SSD .. how? ForumMy computer is saying that there is a hard disk failure Forum[Solved] SSD Alignment, Fresh Install, Win7x64 ForumCan you format a Samsungg2 640gb I\'m trying now ntfs i was told is a better cle More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !