Vincent Vermeulen wrote:
I've not tweaked much. I did the basic SSD optimizing: viewtopic.php?f=90&t=79503#p461796
. I have a SATA II SSD (Intel X25-M) for /, and the Intel Core i5-2500k.
Thanks ..... I've already followed this post.
It sounds like we have similar hardware so I'm wondering if I might get more out of my system. The SSD is in a caddy in place of the DVD drive (supposed to be designed/optimised for SSD).
Which are the best packages to interrogate my system and see if I have a bottleneck somewhere .... gui based and easy to understand?
Ouput from hdparm (which does not look good??):
##########:~$ sudo hdparm -Tt /dev/sdb
Timing cached reads: 6694 MB in 2.00 seconds = 3347.76 MB/sec
Timing buffered disk reads: 776 MB in 3.01 seconds = 258.12 MB/sec
by comparison the hard disk
Timing cached reads: 6838 MB in 2.00 seconds = 3420.22 MB/sec
Timing buffered disk reads: 200 MB in 3.02 seconds = 66.32 MB/sec