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Old July 24, 2010, 04:54 PM
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XP is a great OS for benchmarking SSDs as TRIM doesn't enter into the equation. TRIM takes overhead that will be variable from bench run to bench run. PLUS XP loads like a dog in comparison to windows 7. THAT is also a good thing when it comes time trials which by their very nature are not exactly measured in milliseconds! I consider XP to be the worst case scenario so there is no surprises (except pleasant ones) when you buy and use one yourself. :)

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