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Intel® SSD Partition Alignment for Max Performance, EnduranceThis guide provides a technical overview of partition alignment on an individual Intel® Solid-State Drive (SSD).The audience is any user of Intel SSDs, specifically Enterprise-level system administrators and engineers.There is a great deal of information on the Internet regarding partition alignment on SSDs. This brief will attempt to address some of that information and explain the importance of alignment on Intel SSDs in order to achieve maximum performance and longest life from a drive. Misalignment can negatively impact the performance of Intel’s consistently amazing data center Family of SSDs. This brief will describe the procedures for checking the alignment of partitions under the Windows Operating System (OS) and the Linux* family of OS’s. It will also explain the procedure to re-align a partition using standard tools. By following these steps, an SSD can attain the speed, endurance, and consistency of performance it was designed to produce.Read the full Intel® SSD Partition Alignment for Max Performance, Endurance Tech Brief.
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