Enabling NTFS compression slows down our test setup slightly (but measurably) when launching applications, adding a second on average.
While booting Windows with NTFS compression enabled is slightly faster, the system shutdown process takes significantly more time, adding about four seconds.
- More SSD Capacity Through NTFS Compression
- NTFS Is 19 Years Old
- Test Setup And Benchmarks
- NTFS Compression In Practice
- Benchmark Results: Sequential Read And Write (CrystalDiskMark)
- Benchmark Results: 4 KB Random Reads/Writes (CrystalDiskMark)
- Benchmark Results: 512 KB Random Reads/Writes (CrystalDiskMark)
- Benchmark Results: Launching Applications, Windows Startup And Shutdown
- Benchmark Results: PCMark 7
- Benchmark Results: SYSmark 2012
- Should You Compress Data On Your SSD?