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windows 8 and intel turbo memory..sharing my findings

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By devilsrogue, Member on 15th March 2012, 08:39 PM
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Remember that old fail technology that was called intel turbo memory? Well I decided to take a old 1gb module I had laying around and stick it into my alienware m11x's second mini pcie slot. I installed the drivers in windows 7 compat mode and formatted the visible part that looks like a 500mb hdd as fat32. I then set it up as a dedicated ready boost drive just to see what it would do and BAM after a little bit my lappy became nearly twice as responsive and super fast to boot up with windows 8.
I dont know why it worked this good for me but it did.
I thought I would share
I do have 8gb of ram as well
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16th April 2012, 10:57 PM |#2  
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Hmm interesting... I have a 4GB turbo memory unit in my laptop which has been idle / set as disabled since I upgraded to an SSD..
27th April 2012, 12:56 AM |#3  
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I have a 2gb Intel turbo memory... Gonna give a try...

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21st May 2012, 04:53 AM |#4  
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wont the performance on a USB be slow ?
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