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SSD making windows 7 slow down?

Last response: in Storage
July 9, 2012 7:48:53 AM

Ever since i moved from HDD to SSD i have been getting slow windows responses .... i have had 2 SSD, a Crucial m4 64gb and my current one, the ocz vertex 4 128gb. so when windows 7 is fresh installed, theres no lag, after i install all my software, about a month of 2 later, the blue wheel starts to spin for no reason. and now when i search for something the OS freezes(if u know what i mean) so do i have to fresh install windows again? or is there a simple solution. ive set it to AHCI . im running on a MSI h67a-g43(b3) motherboard and a intel i7 2600k on a stock cooler(h70 is at RMA) im running 12 gigs of ram, 2 kingston hyper x vengeance ram 8GB(2x4GB) and Corsair vengance ram (2x2GB) and a antec high current gamer 620w PSU, a Corsair 550d Case. and no HDD conencted. and a MSI Twin frozr2 gtx 560ti OCed
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July 9, 2012 8:48:37 AM

Try a few tools to check the SSD, like SSDlife.... paste the report here if something shows up.
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July 9, 2012 9:55:11 AM

U have to turn it on? It's not automatic?
July 9, 2012 10:31:17 AM

As far as i know, it is not.
July 9, 2012 9:17:28 PM

Well from experience, in the 7 SSD's I've installed Windows on, as long as you set your Sata Controller to AHCI, Windows will automatically set TRIM...but it's never a bad thing to check if it's turned on or not.
July 9, 2012 11:06:15 PM

Check for a firmware update, might help with your slow response.