SSD Page File Settings in Vista
Which option would result in faster performance on a SSD drive...
1-Set a fixed page file size?
2-Start off the page file very small or zero and let it grow as needed?
Option 1 would suffer a performance hit because the SSD would have to issue the erase command each time it wanted to overwrite data in the file.
Option 2 would suffer because the file would have to be expanded each time the data needed more room.
If the drive (Vertex) was kept clean with the TRIM/garbage collection function then there would be no erasing involved with areas that the file expanded into.
So which function is faster?
Erasing blocks to be overwritten inside a fixed page file or a dynamic page file resizing into clean blocks?
Last edited by andrewsfm; 09-25-2009 at 12:00 PM.
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