Screwed SSD? Tags: SSD OCZ Vertex Storage Last response: October 12, 2012 4:43 AM in Storage Share corsairmaster October 12, 2012 1:59:24 AM Hey all, I have a OCZ Vertex 60GB SSD and when i first built my PC it boots in like 5 sec but nows like 12 why? More about : screwed ssd Wamphryi a b G Storage October 12, 2012 2:22:28 AM Those Vertex drives came out with some issues. Update the firmware on the drive and the bad thing will likely go away. m 0 l Supermuncher85 a b G Storage October 12, 2012 3:50:33 AM Also the fuller they are the slower they get. Rule of thumb leave 50% free (this is no joke). m 0 l Related resources Installing SSD, Have I been screwed? - Forum Screwed up SSD tweak? - Forum HELP - Clonezilla Screwed up my Windows7 OS migration to SSD - Forum Brand new build, power outage may have screwed up my ssd? - Forum NVidia 780i, SSD, & Disappearing HDD (am I screwed?) - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer anort3 a c 108 G Storage October 12, 2012 4:04:54 AM Supermuncher85 said:Also the fuller they are the slower they get. Rule of thumb leave 50% free (this is no joke). Actually it's 20% but still with a small to begin with 60GB drive that can be a problem. m 0 l unksol a b G Storage October 12, 2012 4:13:02 AM Some OCZ drives have "performance" levels that trip based on %full though, one being 50%. OCZ drives have a ton of issues in general though m 0 l anti-painkilla a b G Storage October 12, 2012 4:43:00 AM ^ Hes right, it is to do with their garbage collection algorithms if you care enough to look into it. Sadly the 50% rule of thumb will be here for a while longer. Win8 loads faster if you want to change over =P m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedSamsung 840 EVO (120GB) Mounting Screw Size/SSD Installation Forum SolvedSSD in 3.5'' Laptop Bracket Lacking Screw Holes Forum SolvedCrucial 256 SSD short screws Forum SolvedScrews for mounting an SSD Forum SolvedWhat size are the Samsung 840 Pro SSD mounting screws? Forum Samsung 840 EVO (7mm) SSD - Mounting Screws Forum Solvedlaptop with built in msata screwing with my ssd win 7 install Forum SolvedDoes Samsung 830 SSD come with mounting screws? Forum SSD + Screws Forum SolvedHow to make sure I'm not getting screwed over when selling something on eBay? Forum SolvedASUS Sabertooth 990FX Motherboard BIOS is screwed up! [HELP] Forum SolvedNoisy fan when screwed in... Forum SolvedI think MSI Live update screwed up my MOBO? Forum SolvedAm I screwed? 500w on oc r9 270 + fx 8320 Forum SolvedDoes hdd need to be screwed in to run properly? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !