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Old April 13, 2013, 03:39 PM
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DL and run TRIM check. Two weeks is about right for how long it would take for the smaller SF2281 drives to start getting 'slow'.

Get it here:
Index of /trimcheck

Its a cmd line program

Copy it to the SSD. run it from the cmd line. wait 30sec to 1minute. run again.

Little blurb on it:
" When executed for the first time it will write on specific locations on the SSD. It will then delete the written data and exit. When you run it a second time a minute later, it will try to read the exact same locations. When TRIM works you'll get zeroes on the sectors it wrote, plus a notification that TRIM works. If the data is still there you'll be notified that TRIM is not working. If you get a negative result and fsutil tells you that TRIMis enabled anway, try to wait 10 min or before running it for a third time."

IF it comes back and says that trim is working...return the drive...its a dud. IF trim is NOT working....then you got a decision to make 1) nuke and pave (and then try again to confirm TRIM is working) or 2) get a different ssd (intel 520, M500, etc) that can take care of itself via either ITGC or software.

Hope that helps.
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