About Intel SSD
A solid-state drive (SSD, also known as a solid-state disk) is a storage device that
stores data by using integrated circuit assemblies as memory even without power.
With low power consumption and faster access speed, SSD becomes common in current
days. Intel's SSDs is one of the best high-performance solid-state drives
that can be used as to boost computer easily and runnly. Intel SSD 540 series, Intel
SSD 530 series, Intel SSD 730 and other Intel series provide the next generation of
consumer computing with their improved performance, increased reliability, and lower
operating costs. Intel SSDs continue to develop to meet a wide array of consumer
platforms including the latest laptops, desktops, tablets as well as some mobile
systems. The rapid pace of delivery data with tight IOPS distribution makes Intel
SSDs keeping the first rank in storage market.
Why Do You Need Do Partition Alignment on Intel SSD
Showed by the market demands, most computer users use SSDs as their primary drive for
operating system and other important files instead of using hard drives. If you havemigrated operating system to SSD or
manage partitions on SSDs regularly, such as move partitions, split partitions and
etc, you may make partitions misaligned and affect the performance of SSDs. You can
achieve the true and underlying block structure by aligning partitions Intel SSDs
which will lead to maximum performance and longest life.
Align Intel SSD Partitions with Free AOMEI Partition Assistant
Thus, to align partitions on Intel SSD is important for you. Generally speaking, you
should check the partitions on SSD whether they have been aligned or not before take
action. But how to check state of SSD’s partitions as well as make partition
alignment? You need to utilize some third-party partition manager to do that. Here
AOMEI Partition Assistant Professional version is highly recommended for you.
Assistant Professional is comprehensive and easy partition manager for
Windows 10/8.1/8/7/Vista/XP. It provides the basic partition functions such as merge partitions, resize partition, format partition and etc. Besides,
the advanced feature windows to go creator, command line partitioning, quick partition and
other newly added functions give a safe protection for Windows users.
How to Align Intel SSD Partitions with AOMEI Partition Assistant?
Before aligning the Intel SSD partitions, you can check the partition is aligned or
not. To check the Intel SSD partition is aligned, just follow those steps: Click
Start menu, enter msinfo32.exe and run, then comes with a system information screen;
find Disks under Components in Storage.
Step1. Download the professional program,
install and open it; right click the Intel SSD partition, select Partition Alignment
under Advanced column;
Step2. Set partition alignment to optimized and make partition
alignment to optimize Intel SSD, click OK;
Step3. Then, it leads you to the confirm interface and you can
preview the result. Just click Apply to perform the operations if there is no
AOMEI Partition Assistant Professional provides a perfect solution to solve Intel SSD
partition problem via the above steps. Furthermore, you can enjoy the feature of
transferring system drive between MBR and GPT Disks, covert dynamic disk to basic
disk and other exclusive features.