Windows 7 on SSD Install
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.