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  1.    29 Jan 2016 #1
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    SSD Maintenance


    What does everyone do about keeping a SSD at top performance? Found a program called Tweak SSD,does anyone use this?. Are you suppose to defrag a SSD? Thanks for any tips and info on this.
    Z
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  2.    29 Jan 2016 #2
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    Quote Originally Posted by zplugger View Post
    What does everyone do about keeping a SSD at top performance? Found a program called Tweak SSD,does anyone use this?. Are you suppose to defrag a SSD? Thanks for any tips and info on this.
    Z
    Me personally i just use trim in Windows 10, i do not let software write and erase large files often, i use a HDD for this. Do not believe there is a need for these third party tweakers.
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  3.    29 Jan 2016 #3
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    Trim in windows? not sure what and where it is.
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  4.    29 Jan 2016 #4
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    Quote Originally Posted by zplugger View Post
    Trim in windows? not sure what and where it is.
    Right click the SSD in This PC select Properties then it would be under Tools then Optimize.
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  5.    29 Jan 2016 #5
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    Thank You
    How often do you do this?
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  6.    29 Jan 2016 #6
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    Quote Originally Posted by zplugger View Post
    Thank You
    How often do you do this?
    Can schedule it as shown there in Optimization, but i tend to find out the schedule does not work at times. Matters on how you use your SSD, amounts of writes and erases. I maybe once a week to once a month.
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  7.    29 Jan 2016 #7
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    Perfect Thanks for all the info
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  8.    29 Jan 2016 #8
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    Quote Originally Posted by zplugger View Post
    Perfect Thanks for all the info
    Your welcome, when windows knows you have a SSD it will optimize it in other ways. If have any software programs that write large files a lot use a HDD for it so it keeps the health of the SSD.
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  9.    30 Jan 2016 #9
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    I can trim using the Windows built in trim function or the manufacturer's utility - in my case Intel SSD Toolbox or Samsung Magician for my PCs.

    Which is best to use or doesn't it make any difference?
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  10.    30 Jan 2016 #10

    Don't use Tweak SSD. It does a lot of unnecessary things, some of which are out-dated with the advancement of SSD technology.

    I just use Window's own defrag tool which trims SSDs.
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