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. m 0 l 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. m 0 l 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. m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources How much does the CPU affect your HDD speed, if at all? Forum SolvedHow does swapping an old HDD with a new SSD affect performance? Forum SolvedDoes the HDD's RPM affect gaming performance ? Forum SolvedCan HDD size affect game speed? Forum SolvedHow much does HDD affect? Forum SolvedIf the game is on HDD but the OS is on SSD, Does the loading time will take slower? Forum How does write speed affect an OS drive performance? Forum Will adding a secondary hdd affect the speed of RAID? Forum How does 2 hdd being installed on a 1 channel affect how those devices perform Forum SolvedDoes defraging the hdd speed up the pc and internet? Forum SolvedHDD does not boot O/S without HirensBCD Forum SolvedWhere can I buy Windows 8 version that does not require previous OS on the HDD? Forum How does sector size affect HDD performance? Forum SolvedHow does one configure a SSD (OS) and HDD (programs) Forum SolvedDoes HDD/SDD Read/Write Speed Bottleneck Data Transfer? Forum Reinstalled OS Now HDD is Under 4 MB/S transfer speed! Forum Internal HDD does not detect when connected to working drive (OS installed) Forum Does hdd affects gaming Forum Can not install OS XP Pro setup does not recognize any onboard HDD's Forum How Does a High-Speed Plate HDD Compare to SSD? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !