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An SSD command that tells the drive which blocks of memory are no longer in use, allowing it to erase blocks containing deleted data.

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Does formatting with FAT on Windows 10 send TRIM to the SSD?

Sources seem hard to come by regarding Windows' behavior regarding TRIM and formatting. This now removed blog entry on msdn.com states that since Windows 7, TRIM is sent to the SSD when formatting to ...
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Boot SSD Already At 86% Health?

In late November I started using a new SSD, the Sabrent Rocket 4 Plus 2TB, as my boot drive. The drive is rated for 1400 TBW but is already saying it's at 86% health despite only having 12TB written ...
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Cut off start and end of mp3 file with ffmpeg - without having to specify file duration? Windows batch

I have hundreds of mp3 files, all random lengths. I want to cut 10 seconds off the beginning and 10 seconds off the end of each file - without having to tell ffmpeg the duration of each file. Here's ...
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How to use file path stored in a cell in another cell to refer to a value in excel

I have a macro that loads the path of a file to a cell dynamically, Let's say the cell is C1. C1 contains File Path: "/a/x/c/s" How do I use the value stored in C1 in other cells to get the ...
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Does TRIM instantly deletes files deleted in on SSD?

If i deleted something from recycle bin, is it instantly gone when i have TRIM enabled? I deleted a file and i’d like to get it back but i don’t know if it’s even worth to try.
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Is it possible to dissable TRIM on selected partition?

I want to install dualboot Win10+Ubuntu on same 2TB SSD. My idea is to leave each OS 250GB and remaining 1.5TB will be left for media, which both OS will have access to. I want to make the 1.5TB ...
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How does the FTL handle TRIM requests, and how do flash drives work when they don't support it?

(Moved from a question on StackOverflow. TL;DR: I would like to know how modern flash drives and SSDs (the Samsung T5 doesn't seem to support TRIM, for instance) handle deleted data. Do they have a ...
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Does it matter when I activate trim on SSD?

Activating trim can boost an SSD, but does it has any impact when I do it? Can it be "too late"? Or can I wait until the SSD gets slow? Does the waiting have any permanent drawbacks?
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Does all the data get TRIM-ed when you delete a file, and if so, when is it TRIM-ed?

I do understand that file system implementations issue TRIM commands (queued or not) to a drive when a file is deleted. However, I don't know if blocks of data can for instance be shared by other ...
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fstrim always trims a certain amount when run after boot

For some reason, if I run fstrim -v / immediately after booting up, it will always trim at least a certain amount regardless of what was done on the disk prior (even if I never really did anything but ...
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Is TRIM safe for a Samsung 860 on an early 2009 Mac Pro?

I'm receiving a Samsung 860 evo tomorrow. I've heard conflicting advice on whether to enable TRIM so I went to Terminal and did a trial run even though I don't have the SSD. Here is the warning from ...
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Trim live video from start and keep saving the rest of the video without creating the output file

I am saving live video from camera. I want to keep only latest 30 seconds of video. When the video is 30 seconds long, I want to remove the 1 sec of the video from the beginning and keep saving the ...
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Manually trimming unused NTFS SSD blocks in windows after imaging drive

I upgraded my SSD by dd'ing the old drive to a new drive under Linux. This has the side effect of also copying "empty space." Is there a way to ask Windows to trim the NTFS unused blocks? ...
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Video Concatenation results Output with second part Fast farword

I am Have an issue while concatenation of videos. First Trimming chunks from different videos using Following command val cmd = arrayOf("-ss", start, "-i", inputFile.ts,"-c:v&...
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app crashed while trim audio in react native error - video:0kB audio:476kB subtitle:0kB other streams:0kB global headers:0kB muxing overhead:

I'm trying to trim audio file, don't get any error but app is crashed. Last line of process is video:0kB audio:476kB subtitle:0kB other streams:0kB global headers:0kB muxing overhead: Please help
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Does the queued TRIM support in SATA 3.1 require support from the SATA controller, or just from the OS and the SSD?

I am contemplating expanding the storage on my home server with a SATA expansion card and wonder if the card has to support queued TRIM to use it or if it is just an OS+SSD thing. Hardware example My ...
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SSD Trim on Archlinux

I heard a lot of different opinions about SSD Trim and normally it's not very important to know how that is handled because you know that is handled unless I use systems where most of the installation ...
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Does AWS support the TRIM command for EBS volumes that are SSD-backed?

I've gone over Amazon's documentation and it seems that the TRIM command is only implemented for some instance types that have internal SSDs (specifically, the C5d, G4, I3, I3en, F1, M5ad, M5d, p3dn....
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Is ssd wear confined to a partition?

Orig. posted on StackExchange, closed as off topic. Suppose I have a SSD with a heavily-used 2GB swap partition, trimmed daily. Will the wear be confined to 2GB, or spread out over the entire ...
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Buffer error during multiple trim (audio) ffmpeg

Am trying to trim and concatenate multiple sections of an audio file. After a number of searches, this seemed to work. ffmpeg -i dd.3gpp -filter_complex "[0]atrim=start=00:00:00.060:end=00:00:46.580[...
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Is WesternDigital Dashboard needed to trim a SSD?

Based on this question Why do we need Intel SSD Toolbox for TRIM? it seems that there is no need to use vendor's application to trim. But although I'm sure Windows 10 trim is not disabled but in WD ...
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how to trim SSD cache drive in zfs 0.8

I have upgraded zfs to kmod-0.8.2-1 for SSD trim and trim function works well for normal zfs SSD drive but does not work for SSD cache drive(sdc in the below log). How can I trim it? Thanks in ...
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Howto determine amount of data written to a disk (especially SSD)?

I'm using KUbuntu 18.04 with a 4.15.0-58-generic kernel and a SanDisk SD8SBAT256G1122 SSD. The system does once a week a fstrim. Apparently counts Linux ATA trim commands as disk writes, I see that ...
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Why does fstrim trim more space than df reports as available

I'm using KUbuntu 18.04 with 4.15.0-58-generic and a SanDisk SD8SBAT256G1122 SSD When doing a sudo fstrim -av I see /opt: 63.1 GiB (67707994112 bytes) trimmed /home: 68 GiB (72999329792 bytes) ...
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Power failure during ssd TRIM: did it break my SSD?

I was doing a TRIM of my new 480gb SSD with Piriform's Defraggler. It was taking some time so I let it run for some hours while AFK, but a storm happened and my home had a power-failure. All my ...
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How to TRIM ssds in RAID 1 on Windows 10 (1903)?

I use 2 Samsung 860 pro 1TB disks in RAID 1 (Intel RST ver. 17.2.4.101) on a Dell Precision 3620 (i7-6700). The write performances have degraded terribly. Blanking and reinstalling everything is a ...
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TRIM support on an USB-attached SSD

I have an SSD (Samsung 860 EVO) attached via an USB-SATA adapter (I tried both this one and this one) to an ARM computer (Odroid N2) running Armbian (Linux 4.9.180). I partitionned it with LVM (...
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ZFS - HDD performance strongly varies in 3-way-mirror among vendors

Prerequisite We have a FreeNAS System with a Pool consiting of 5x"3-way-mirror". The disks per mirror are from different vendors but with the same "on-paper" performace-characteristics. Pool-Layout:...
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What does TRIM on an HDD mean?

I was examining a new hard drive when I noticed something peculiar: It's a 1 TB HDD from Seagate, and CrystalDiskInfo shows that it supports TRIM! AFAIK, TRIM is some SSD feature that allows the ...
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How to TRIM a pre Windows 2008 server with boot CD?

I need to TRIM some NTFS disks where the OS itself is not capable. The disks are served by a ceph cluster to KVM, where Server 2008 is running. Why? This server is going out of business and I will ...
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Using an external SSD without TRIM, mainly for read operations

For audio production involving DAWs and orchestral sample libraries, it is recommended that one use a dedicated SSD to store the sample libraries (I don't understand all the details of why this is ...
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Do I need to enable TRIM in all OS if multibooting?

I multiboot. Does one OS issuing TRIM to my SSD cover all partitions or not? I have a MacBook Pro (Core2Duo version 2.1 - late 2007) with the HDD replaced with a SSD. I am multi-booting it with ...
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SSD overprovisioning and encrypted LVM

I have a SSD with an encrypted (cryptsetup/luks) LVM partition. Since I'm not yet into that ssd stuff I offhandedly left approx. 10% unpartitioned for overprovisioning. Just because I was told that ...
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Samsung 860 pro / evo - do they report deterministic trim?

Regardless of the kind - DRAT or RZAT. While all the modern ssds should behave in RZAT fashion, quite a few of them don't bother reporting such feature. And some controllers (in my case - old LSI2308 ...
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Are there UASP flash drives with TRIM/UNMAP support? [closed]

It seems that most of the high-end external SSD enclosures and external SSDs support UASP and TRIM/UNMAP. Wikipedia does mention thumb drives but provides no further details: USB Attached SCSI (...
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fstrim not remembering trmmed blocks after reboot

I use LUKS + LVM full disk encryption (/boot included). However, after every reboot, the system will trim all by free space, not remembering which blocks were trimmed. I'm afraid this will wear out ...
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fstrim trimming all the free space after reboot

I just upgraded to a SSD. Performance has been great. However, after every reboot, when I do a fstrim to the partitions, it will trim all the free space. And as I understand, trimming writes to all ...
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How can SSD's perform well when encrypted, or without TRIM?

As I understand SSD's, they internally manage the numbered "hard drive" sectors expected by an operating system into interior pages, which are grouped into blocks. The SSD firmware is responsible for ...
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Btrfs on SSD, “no space left on device”; catch-22 with `fstrim` and `btrfs balance`; how to recover?

The root filesystem of my Kubuntu (mounted under /) is Btrfs. I don't use -o discard as a mount option. This means I need to run fstrim on demand. In the past I hit this problem: btrfs, no diskspace ...
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If This Is TRIM, DBAN Should Work

I am informed that drive wiping tools do not work reliably on SSDs due to such features as wear leveling. Here, for example, a quote from MakeUseOf: [T]o comply with wear levelling, the SSD must ...
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Would overwriting a file with the same exact content have an negative impact on an SSD lifetime?

We are developing a piece of software that does a lot of file overwrites. For the sake of simplicity/performance, we currently don't compare the old file content with the new content that will be ...
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Remove middle number from multiple files and copy

I have the multiple PDF files in the specific format in a specific folder and for those particular files I need to trim the middle number using bat file and move to the destination folder with the new ...
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How to trim text before specifc character using notepad++

I have a file each line look like "J001.C1086" "JH001.Blend 10-111". I need to remove the leter/number before each . after remove, it look like "C1086" "Blend 10-111" Thanks!!
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Trim EOL to space in UltraEdit?

How do you trim EOL to space in UltraEdit? In Notepad++ it's menu Edit → Blank Operations → EOL to Space. 1 2 3 4 After trim it's 1234.
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Data Recovery on a Repartitioned SSD

Is data recovery possible from an SSD where the partitions were deleted, and new partitions were created, then formatted? The file system is NTFS. I understand data recovery is generally not ...
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How does TRIM work on Windows when a spanned volume is created with both HDD & SSD?

This question is similar to these two: Does Windows 7 support TRIM for Spanned Dynamic Disks? and Will Trim still work if creating a spanned volume of two disks (NOT AS RAID) But they are for an much ...
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Sandisk SSD on XP

I was wondering if this SSD supported garbage collection. I'm planning on moving my Windows XP Pro SP3 (32-bit) installation to an SSD using something like MiniTool Partition Wizard to clone it with ...
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TRIM an SSD after restoring from an image?

I just restored a full disk Windows 7 image to an SSD with dd, and am now running off of it. I'm concerned that the SSD thinks that all of the unused sectors from the image are actually used sectors, ...
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Can I emulate TRIM by writing all zeros?

Before an SSD sector1 was ever written to, it looks like all filled with zeros. So, if I write all zeros to a sector, for the purpose of functionality, it will look just like a free one. Thus the ...
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Auslogics Disk Defrag SSD Support

I am using Auslogics Disk Defrag in my computer to defrag my drives. Recently, I change my main system drive into an SSD. I then enabled the TRIM feature in its SSD support settings. Question is, if ...