Does OS HDD affect Stoarge HDD speed *test* Tags: Hard Drives NAS / RAID Storage Last response: February 5, 2013 6:57 AM in Storage Share ImJay February 4, 2013 11:42:06 AM I will be setting up 4 drives in RAID 5 and I want to run some tests. Will the OS HDD (60gb SSD) affect the time and speeds from the testing program, to the storage drives? More about : hdd affect stoarge hdd speed test ittimjones February 4, 2013 12:23:23 PM in some cases, yes. The Windows Experience Index ONLY tests the C drive. ImJay February 5, 2013 4:45:31 AM So will running HDTune from the OS slow the it down? The SSD is about three years old and isn't as fast as it used to be. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer smeezekitty February 5, 2013 6:57:49 AM I have heard SSDs degrade with age. Another big factor is the filesystem becomes fragmented and chaotic slowing access down. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources : ForumDoes hdd affects gaming ForumWill adding a secondary hdd affect the speed of RAID? ForumHow much does HDD affect ? ForumTesting OS with dual and Quad CPU, why does the performance not double Forum[Question] HDD SATA III (6 Gbit/s) Sequential Write speed on SATA II ForumInstall OS on SSD then delete OS on HDD ? ForumBest set up with SSD and HDD combo for encoding large files ForumNew Build advice for home office - $750 ForumSSD + HDD Partitions need help Forum60gb SSD for cache + 2 hdd in raid 0 for OS + ForumSSD O/S with HDD RAID0 with HDD backup ForumExactly how much does a PSU affect ability to overclock? ForumBest possible combination for RAID with SSD and HDD ForumICH10R - RAID 5 Failure ForumDoes the Master affect the Slave ForumHDD speed tester? ForumBest SSD Of 2013, Which is it? More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !