Pending OCZ Solid 64Gb / and yes, it still works

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Telmeanius

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When I first downloaded ReadSpeed I got the following results. (Results shown are from today after SpinRite run)
A few weeks ago I purchased a copy of SpinRite,,,
And I ran it today in this drive,,, results "All Good"

Currently i have this little (and very old) SSD sitting in a even older Dell Inspiron 1545 (Vista age) and running Linux Peppermint 10.
And I love it... It's a great little OS that as you can see work well on older HW.

Anyway I assume the OCZ SSD controller (BearFoot I think) is not playing well with ReadSpeed.
Any Thoughts Steve?

Thanks
Tel

Code:
Driv Size  Drive Identity     Location:    0      25%     50%     75%     100
---- ----- ---------------------------- ------- ------- ------- ------- -------
 81   64GB OCZ SOLID_SSD                FAILURE FAILURE FAILURE FAILURE FAILURE
 
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Anyway I assume the OCZ SSD controller (BearFoot I think) is not playing well with ReadSpeed.
Any Thoughts Steve?
It would be interesting to see whether it's about the drive or about the controller. Can you plug something else into the same port of the machine? I definitely want to tackle all such problems.
 
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Telmeanius

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Hi Steve.
Per your request, Same Laptop different HD.

Code:
Driv Size  Drive Identity     Location:    0      25%     50%     75%     100
---- ----- ---------------------------- ------- ------- ------- ------- -------
 81  160GB TOSHIBA MK1656GSY              71.1    64.8    57.5    48.6    35.4

                  Benchmarked: Monday, 2021-09-27 at 17:45
 
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Telmeanius

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Hi DanR.
Per your request,,, the OCZ disk running RS with the switch.
Code:
c:>RS /ident

AHCI '.' and IDE '-' drive reset & diagnostic latencies in milliseconds:

  61.618

  Associating BIOS drive [80-81]:

  [ 80 81! ]

  BIOS drive count: 2

  BIOS Inter Bus Location Dev Port Intr
  ---- ----- --- -------- --- ---- ----
   80                      S                                                 
   81                      M                                                 

  BIOS Location Type Clas Pg Vend Devi Prt Intr Cmmd Ctrl Mast Driv Link Size
  ---- -------- ---- ---- -- ---- ---- --- ---- ---- ---- ---- ---- ---- -----
   81   0:31:2  AHCI 0106 01 8086 2929  0   10  < AHCI Cntrl >  3.0  3.0  64GB

                  Benchmarked: Monday, 2021-09-27 at 17:51
 
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DanR

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Telmeanius,

It looks like the 64 GB OCZ SOLID_SSD drive is the culprit. I will deferr to Steve for further comment.
 
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Telmeanius

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Hi DanR.
Yes, I agree... I think it's just doing or wanting something Steve had not accounted for.
But it still work great and running strong so I'm still happy with it.
Thanks
Tel
 
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Hi DanR.
Yes, I agree... I think it's just doing or wanting something Steve had not accounted for.
But it still work great and running strong so I'm still happy with it.
Thanks
Tel
Howdy. Could you post the full and exact model number for that drive? I have an OCZ-VERTEX2 that's working well. But I'll gladly see if I can find one of the drives you have to see whether I can recreate the trouble at my end. :)
 
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