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Intel 330 Series 120GB Low Bench scores...!

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December 26, 2012 6:09:48 AM

I just set up a new 120gb Intel 330 Series SSD for xmas, and I benched it just to see how much juice i'd get at SATA2 158-200 Read and it wont let me bench my write :/ 

M4A785TD-V EVO mother board
Phenom II X4 965 @ 4.0gHz Corsair H70 cooled
Sapphire Toxic-X 5850
8gb ram
120gb Intel SSD
640gb WD Caviar Black
500gb WD Caviar Green

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December 26, 2012 7:14:16 AM

make sure :
connect SSD to sata III 6gbps socket on your mobo
set sata setting in BIOS -> AHCI, not IDE

i dont know any other solution :) 
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December 26, 2012 7:19:55 AM

There is no 6gbps Sata III plug on my board, its a bit older. I knew I would see a drop but that's pretty hefty..
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December 26, 2012 7:49:58 AM

Update windows .Automatically detect and install latest best driver and fix all issues.
Update bios.
Update hdd/ssd firmware.
Change cmos battery.
Full Scan system with "SUPERANTISPYWARE" Freeware.
Load default settings in bios.
clean system fans make sure no one damaged.
which os u r used.
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December 26, 2012 6:37:14 PM

Looking for a bios update specifically for SSD's but I can't find any :(  Windows 7 Pro 64-bit.

Got the firmware update but until I can determine I wont destroy my fresh new format with it I'm just going to sit on it...

Edit - It looks like there hasn't been a bios fix released for my mobo in over 2 years.. Would I be safe just to do the firmware update?
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