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Samsung Magician 4.2 First Look - New SSD Toolkit adds Rapid Mode (Page 4)

By Chris Ramseyer from Jul 29, 2013 @ 12:19 CDT

OS Optimization

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There are four tabs in the OS Optimization area of Magician 4.2. The first is for Maximum performance. In each tab a number of Windows settings are changed with one click of the button.

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The Maximum Capacity settings are nearly identical to the Maximum Performance, but the hibernation and virtual memory settings are in line with Windows default settings.

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The Maximum Reliability setting reduces disk the number of writes to the SSD by disabling or reducing the settings of built in Windows features.

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The Advanced settings lets you pick and choose the settings you want to enable or disable.

Over Provisioning

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The Over Provisioning tab allows you to quickly and easily set reserved area on your Samsung SSD. The software recommends 10%.

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If you run your SSD with a lot of data on the drive this is a good setting to use since it will increase performance and the life of your SSD.

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