Windows 7 on SSD Install

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I’m going to let the metrics do the talking on this review.

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 on SSD
Dell Latitude E4300, Core Duo 2.4 GHz, 4GB RAM
Partriot Inferno SSD SATA 60 GB 285 MB/s Read, 275MB/s Write
12:16am - Install started
12:27am - Computer rebooted
12:30am - Windows rebooted and started checking performance
Install took 15 minutes to install
After install, 41.9GB free out of 55.7GB on Hard Drive
25 seconds to reboot
5 seconds to shutdown
20 seconds to boot
7 seconds to login
12:47am - Start SP1 Install
12:57am - Configuration SP1 started
12:59am - System shutdown
01:00am - Finished SP1 install
SP1 Install took 13 minutes to install
1:25am - Windows Updates completed
Took 25 minutes to completely update Windows 7
Total Process: 1 hour and 9 minutes
Windows Experience Index
SSD Primary Hard Disk: 7.7
Raid 1 Non SSD on my Desktop: 5.9
Overall Experience: Very, very pleased.
My Recommendation: Buy an SSD with read/write speeds over 200 MB/s.
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