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. 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). Related resources Brand new build, power outage may have screwed up my ssd ? - Forum Screwed up SSD tweak? - Forum I'm an awful wife and screwed up my husbands computer. HELP! UPDATE - Forum NVidia 780i, SSD , & Disappearing HDD (am I screwed ?) - Forum I think I screwed the pooch?! - Forum Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer anort3 a c 107 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. 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 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 Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources : ForumScrewed :((( ForumSSD + Screws ForumSamsung 830 SSD with storm stryker screws? ForumI think I just screwed something up HELP ForumTrojan:Dos/Alurean A- Screwed Up My Computer ForumDoes Samsung 830 SSD come with mounting screws? ForumCould this have screwed up my motherboard? ForumAcer screwed me ForumGigabyte screwed me w slow tech answers.Opinions? ForumDoes Dell XPS 9100 support ssd hd's? ForumCrossfire problem with my new SSD ?!?! Forum40G ssd : 12.7g of *Something* ForumSamsung 840 Pro or OCZ Vertex ForumSSD on Win XP ForumYet another new SSD user More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !