My new ssd drive has a slow data transfer rate. why? Tags: SSD Windows XP Hard Drives Windows 7 Storage Last response: November 12, 2012 3:05 AM in Storage Share thinktankaia November 12, 2012 12:09:52 AM I just updated from xp 32 bit to windows 7 pro by installing a new SSD hard drive. i have updated my BIOS, installed over 108 Microsoft updates and the computer runs very slowly. help. More about : ssd drive slow data transfer rate CaedenV a b $ Windows 7 a b G Storage November 12, 2012 12:30:49 AM we will need a little more information than that. what CPU? how much Ram? make/model/size of the SSD? is it plugged into a SATA 2 or 3 slot? Either should feel pretty snappy, but SSD on SATA1 could feel a might bit sluggish. Are you running in IDE, RAID, or AHCI? AHCI is what you want for max performance. RAID can work well too if you are on a newer Intel motherboard that allows TRIM commands to pass though. m 0 l JohnnyLucky a c 283 G Storage November 12, 2012 3:05:26 AM Also, what is the brand and model of your motherboard? m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Why is the data transfer rate so slow on my external usb 2 0 drive? Forum SolvedWhy are my SATA hard drive transfer rates so slow? Forum SolvedIs my data transfer rate slow? Forum Computer Slow while transfering data between 2 NON - OS drives. Why is this? Forum SolvedSlow data transfer rate? Forum Solvedwhy is my transfer rate so slow Forum SolvedWD External Hard Drive Usb 3.0 randomly disconnecting and very slow transfer rate Forum SolvedBest way to transfer data from existing Raid0 to new SSD/HDD setup Forum SolvedTransferring a folder with 25GB of data off my SSD to an external 2TB drive, Transfer speeds at 700 KB/s ?? Forum Memory data transfer rate slow Forum Solvedhow to transfer backup data from main HDD after boot drive failure to new boot drive Forum SolvedBought a new SSD and want to transfer data Forum SolvedBought a new SSD and want to transfer data Forum SolvedInstalled Samsung SSD into Lenovo T400. Transfer rate 45MB/s WHY? Forum Slow Data Transfer rate Forum Help with transfering data from 128gb SSD to a new 2tb hard drive??? Forum SolvedHow to transfer data from old HDs to New SETA Drive. Forum SolvedUSB Flash drive formated to NTFS transfer rate slows down alot in the end of the transfer Forum 2TB External Hard Drive Storage USB 3.0 Very Slow Transfer rate..Pleasee Heellpp Forum Slow transfer rate for internal hard drive. Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !