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Forum: SSD Firmware Update 05-16-2012, 10:12 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 5,912
Posted By m.oreilly
the big question is: why did you even bother...

the big question is: why did you even bother posting :roll:

MacGenius is a performance pro/corsair user asking a valid question. i'm just hoping corsair is not going to release another drive,...
Forum: Solid State Drives (SSD) 05-16-2012, 09:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 12,572
Posted By m.oreilly
yes you can ;):

yes you can ;):
Forum: Solid State Drives (SSD) 05-11-2012, 02:33 AM
Replies: 0
Views: 3,686
Posted By m.oreilly
To yellowbeard and wired

i must apologize. you guys cover a broad gamut here, and can't be held accountable to company decisions. i hope that corsair will support their non sandforce drives, as an asset, in the future,...
Forum: Solid State Drives (SSD) 05-06-2012, 01:12 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 20,874
Posted By m.oreilly
i like benching with the os on the drives, from...

i like benching with the os on the drives, from within the normal gui. not into the 'secondary' drive bench thing. there is an update for toggle drives out, and i hope there is an adoptable version...
Forum: Solid State Drives (SSD) 05-02-2012, 02:34 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 14,047
Posted By m.oreilly
corsair have a great drive here, but i don't...

corsair have a great drive here, but i don't think they have an astute audience, save for a handful, i.e., us. these drives walk all over consumer sandforce offerings, but get the least recognition....
Forum: Solid State Drives (SSD) 05-02-2012, 02:01 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 49,281
Posted By m.oreilly
over several platforms. these drives show well on...

over several platforms. these drives show well on an os volume. yes, numbers would look good on a secondary, but we know this. yes, OC'ed a bit, and yes, i've modded bios, but have found a basic...
Forum: Solid State Drives (SSD) 05-02-2012, 01:46 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 49,281
Posted By m.oreilly
that was not the locus of my post. of course the...

that was not the locus of my post. of course the ppro uses the marvell. corsair sells drives with both controllers. please do not generally portray customers as uninformed.
Forum: Solid State Drives (SSD) 04-30-2012, 12:49 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 49,281
Posted By m.oreilly
hey jim, doorules is beating my ***** with his...

hey jim, doorules is beating my ***** with his updated ssds! corsair! please provide an update to help out the hba/roc guys, and us performance minded folk. the drive is named 'performance pro' after...
Forum: Solid State Drives (SSD) 04-30-2012, 12:36 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 49,281
Posted By m.oreilly
jim21 is correct in his notification re hba/roc...

jim21 is correct in his notification re hba/roc issues with the existing fw. it's real. and another 'manufacturer' has posted up a fw that increases performance on their 'ppro' type drive to the...
Forum: Solid State Drives (SSD) 04-12-2012, 01:37 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 3,755
Posted By m.oreilly
because, i assume, the OP wants to have factory...

because, i assume, the OP wants to have factory fresh drives to install to. yes to parted magic!
Forum: Solid State Drives (SSD) 03-27-2012, 06:40 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,699
Posted By m.oreilly
waste of $$$. that card is under performing from...

waste of $$$. that card is under performing from the start, and sounds like your board doesn't like it to begin with. i take it you are using an ata ide only system? other manufacturers make ata ide...
Forum: Solid State Drives (SSD) 03-27-2012, 06:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 16,041
Posted By m.oreilly
they raid just fine, and hold up, i.e., keep...

they raid just fine, and hold up, i.e., keep above the low performance 'steady state' that SF controlled drives hit once all nand has been written to, and they don't need any over provisioning, which...
Forum: Solid State Drives (SSD) 03-27-2012, 06:21 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,300
Posted By m.oreilly
being arguably the best performing drive they...

being arguably the best performing drive they have, i too find it odd.
Forum: Solid State Drives (SSD) 03-24-2012, 12:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,178
Posted By m.oreilly
it's not the brand, it's the controller on the...

it's not the brand, it's the controller on the gt, and it's FW. try the corsair performance pro drives
Forum: Solid State Drives (SSD) 03-12-2012, 05:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 14,047
Posted By m.oreilly
hey b, sorry to hear this is still going on. have...

hey b, sorry to hear this is still going on. have you thought of sending your ssds to lsi for them to test? this is a known marvell FW issue across manufacturers, as i've been privy to some info from...
Forum: Solid State Drives (SSD) 03-02-2012, 10:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 5,103
Posted By m.oreilly
i would install the drive as a raid (single...

i would install the drive as a raid (single drive) to take advantage of the better caching option. not sure i understand why your writes would go up when disabling the windows caching. you might try...
Forum: Solid State Drives (SSD) 03-02-2012, 10:18 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 2,551
Posted By m.oreilly
enable write caching. reboot. why would you...

enable write caching. reboot. why would you disable it?
you may also try disabling buffer cache flushing on the array, and reboot. test, see what it looks like. also, idle the array for an overnight...
Forum: Solid State Drives (SSD) 02-16-2012, 11:06 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 10,110
Posted By m.oreilly
interesting you are doing super...

interesting




you are doing super :biggrin:
Forum: Solid State Drives (SSD) 02-15-2012, 02:33 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 10,110
Posted By m.oreilly
@ other manufacturers forums, there is mention of...

@ other manufacturers forums, there is mention of this occurring re amd. alt, when you say you 'loaded' windows, was it a fresh install, or an image?
Forum: Solid State Drives (SSD) 02-14-2012, 02:30 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 10,110
Posted By m.oreilly
it's a known issue with amd and sataIII...

it's a known issue with amd and sataIII ssds/raid. mine are running superbly on intel sataIII ports. you may want to google re amd sataIII at sataII speeds. have you played with the amd raidxpert app...
Forum: Solid State Drives (SSD) 02-07-2012, 10:29 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 4,560
Posted By m.oreilly
toasted is on it. you need to secure erase using...

toasted is on it. you need to secure erase using the onboard sata ports, the adaptec sata tunneling protocol/drivers will not allow pass-through, as far as i know.
Forum: Solid State Drives (SSD) 02-06-2012, 12:45 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 20,874
Posted By m.oreilly
after playing with stripe sizes, for the intel...

after playing with stripe sizes, for the intel ports, the 128k seems to give all around best results. the 4k through and up to 32k didn't do much but drop total scores, the 4k stripe maybe increasing...
Forum: Solid State Drives (SSD) 02-05-2012, 05:16 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 20,874
Posted By m.oreilly
which rst drivers are you running (try the whql...

which rst drivers are you running (try the whql '11.0.x' release)? if you haven't already done, you could turn off c states and speedstep in your bios, and use the 'performance' power options in...
Forum: Solid State Drives (SSD) 02-05-2012, 05:07 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 20,874
Posted By m.oreilly
this. thanks wired ;):

this.
thanks wired ;):
Forum: Solid State Drives (SSD) 02-04-2012, 12:38 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 20,874
Posted By m.oreilly
the gt is a sweet drive. i, after running only...

the gt is a sweet drive.
i, after running only ssds storage for the last 3+ years, made a list of what i wanted most for my next upgrade:
handles incompressible data as it would compressible/toggle...
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