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TRIMcheck: Does Your SSD Really have TRIM Working?

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The question of whether TRIM is working, and working correctly, remains to be one of the most active SSD discussions to date. What started out as a Forum thread identifying a free new software that allows the SSD user to determine if TRIM is working, has grown to a full fledged working group where new members and our ‘in house …

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Garbage Collection and TRIM in SSDs Explained – An SSD Primer

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‘Garbage Collection in SSDs’ is a contributed article that was submitted by LSI and authored by Kent Smith, Senior Director of Product Marketing, Flash Components Division, LSI Corporation. It’s importance cannot be understated for anyone venturing into today’s world of SSDs. Garbage collection (GC) is a fundamental process with all solid state drives (SSDs), but it can be implemented in …

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Trimming the Lion – Trim Enabler 2.0 for OSX Lion Released and is FREE!

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Apple’s OSX operating system has supported TRIM for some time now, however, users of non-Apple SSDs don’t get official support. Trim Enabler 2.0 has just been released and finds it’s way around that unfortunate decision by fooling OSX into thinking that an aftermarket drive is, in reality, a Apple-branded SSD.  Mac owners, unsatisfied with the price and/or performance of Apple’s …

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Imation M-Class 128GB SSD Review

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A few weeks back we received the Imation M-Class 128GB SSD and thought we would take our time putting it through its paces, however, recognized right away that there were some very appealing things about the drive. First off, the package included an upgrade kit in order to ease the users transition to SSDs as simply as possible which we felt …

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