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SSD GB Question

naghman13 17 10 November 12, 2015 at 03:05 PM
If I have a let's say 120 gb SSD, and it's only has let's say 20gb left, will it run/preform slower? if I had like 50gb left would it be faster?

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If I have a let's say 120 gb SSD, and it's only has let's say 20gb left, will it run/preform slower? if I had like 50gb left would it be faster?
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If I have a let's say 120 gb SSD, and it's only has let's say 20gb left, will it run/preform slower? if I had like 50gb left would it be faster?
No.

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depends which model. 20gb is a lot. can be no affect on most model.

worst case, TRIM manually
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Should be no different. An HDD would also be no different minus the concept of fragmentation. SSD with TRIM will optimize storage constantly and will give constant performance to the last drop.
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Not with 20gb free, You get to a point (A couple of gb or less probably) where garbage collection (Trim) doesn't have enough space to run and it can become slower.
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It really depends on the drive and the controller. Manys SSDs will write faster with more free space to work with: http://www.anandtech.com/show/648...ng-with-op. From that article, 25% free seems to be the sweet spot. 20gb is about 17% of 120gb, so I'd call that close enough.

That said, unless you're completely full you're unlikely to notice the performance improvements in day to day tasks unless you do some pretty specialized work.
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Not with 20gb free, You get to a point (A couple of gb or less probably) where garbage collection (Trim) doesn't have enough space to run and it can become slower.
That really depends too. Overwhelming majority of SSDs are over-provisioned.
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