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  1. Glenn Nelson's Avatar
    ASRock H170m Pro4, Core i5-6500 (6th gen), 16 GB RAM. Have Samsung 950 Pro M.2, 512 GB.
    I built this system and clean installed Windows 10 Pro (not an upgrade). I soon tested it with Crystal Mark.
    This seemed good to me, but I knew almost nothing about expected speeds. After reading this thread, it seems I have a winner.
    But I was having slow boot times: 25 seconds from power on to Windows login prompt! After much investigation, I discovered that I should install the Samsung SSD drivers - I was only using Microsoft drivers. With Samsung drivers:
    Surprising, isn't it? Actually decreased read performance a bit, but improved write speeds. (But note that this is after using the computer for months).
    01-13-2017 11:57 AM
  2. Dean Schulze's Avatar
    My Surface Book SSD is very slowwwww. Extracting Eclipse (336 MB) takes 12 minutes!

    My SSD is a NVMe Samsung MZFLV256. Here is my CrystalDiskMark, but it seems much slower than this:

    Last edited by Dean Schulze; 03-29-2017 at 06:10 PM. Reason: Add CrystalDiskMark image
    03-29-2017 05:50 PM
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