Intel adding TRIM support for SSDs in RAID 0 with RST 11.5

By Jos · 5 replies
Nov 22, 2011
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  1. Windows 7 and Intel's RST (Rapid Storage Technology) have supported TRIM for quite a while, but this support has always excluded solid-state drives in RAID configurations. Fortunately for owners of…

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  2. "Currently the only way for TRIM to function on an SSD is to operate in AHCI mode."

    Not true. I can switch my p67's board to IDE and check that TRIM is still enabled.
  3. codefeenix

    codefeenix TS Rookie Posts: 39

    Enabled and functioning are not the same thing.
  4. spydercanopus

    spydercanopus TS Evangelist Posts: 856   +121

    Finally. So dumb how it's not supported for RAID
  5. "The benefits of TRIM are obvious because the write performance of an SSD significantly degrades with time"

    well that sucks considering most SSDs are over a dollar per Gig
  6. Most SSDs have garbage collection which has the same effect on recovering performance. It's just not realtime like TRIM.

    True. Looking at the OCZ forums, a few report TRIM working on IDE. I'm still skeptical because their evidence is benchmark based.

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