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    Member Since
    Apr 05, 2011
    Unhappy TRIM Support
    i search all documents about TRIM Support for SSD (Solid) on Google. before i open my system preference, i know apple just open TRIM Support on Apple SSD only.
    but this is not true, Apple didn't open this setting for all SSD, i guess. i guess we have already had a 3-part software in order to open this setting.
    for my information, just wanna know how many person know this thing.

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    chscag's Avatar
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    Jan 23, 2008
    Keller, Texas
    2017 27" iMac, 10.5" iPad Pro, iPhone 6s+, iPhone 7+, Numerous iPods, High Sierra
    TRIM support will be included with the next OS X release, Lion. You can read about that in various articles on the web.

    As for right now, it's not as important as you think. According to MacWorld who performed extensive testing on SSDs stated that Mac OS X treats the drive differently than Windows (where TRIM support is included for Win 7) and even after many writes, re-writes, formats, etc. no loss of speed or efficiency of the drives were noted.

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    harryb2448's Avatar
    Member Since
    Nov 28, 2007
    Nambucca Heads Australia
    iMac, i7 4GHz, 32GB memory, 1TB PCI-e storgae StOS X.13.3
    G'day and welcome to the forums.

    Just don't worry about TRIM. Have a read of this article, particularly the last page:-

    Mac SSD performance and TRIM in OSX |
    Hang on to those original install discs like grim death! Using OS X.7 or later make a bootable USB thumb drive before running Installer!

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    Member Since
    Apr 05, 2011
    @harryb2448, @chscag Big thanks for ur suggestion! cheers!

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