After plugged in for around half hours, I feel smooth when running my Visual
Studio 2005, Outlook 2007, Windows Media Player 11, OneNote 2007 together,
and I didn't feel lag on my Visual Studio, as if previous, I will
experiencing slow performance on my Visual Studio. Correction , my pendrive
is Apacer HA202 200X.
> Thats mean I need to let it boost for some period? Because I really
> experiencing lag after using it.
> "AJR" wrote:
> > Few points about ReadyBoost:
> > 1. Readyboost has nothing to do with RAM
> > 2. A Readfyboost cache is establihed whether or not you use an
> > external ReadyBoost device.
> > 3. Readyboost is a "function" of Superfetch - formerly Prefetch.
> > 4. Non-sequential read/writes are cached to the ReadyBoost device -
> > sequential read/writes are directed to the HD cache. So
> > performance depends on the type of HD activity.
> > 5. A ReadyBoost external device does not provide performance
> > increase in concert with high performance HDs (Hi RPM,
> > Read/Write speeds) - meaning most desktops do not show a
> > performance gain.
> > 6. Due to #5 above - ReadyBoost extenal device function best with
> > laptops (Slow HDs)
> > 7. ReadyBoost over a period tracks HD activity and (eventually) will
> > adjust boot and shutdown performance. Upon initial installation
> > of a
> > ReadyBoost extenal device performance may deteriate during the
> > period it is "gathering" usage information.
> > "Stephensaw" <Stephensaw@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
> > news:1EBFDB1E-A2FA-406F-9026-A7A4274CF415@microsoft.com...
> > > Hi, I'm using Windows Vista Ultimate 2.5GB DDR RAM dual channel, and today
> > > I
> > > bought my first ReadyBoost enabled pendrive, Apacer Handy Steno HA202 AX
> > > 4GB,
> > > after plugged in, I used the recommended size, around 3.8GB. I'm running
> > > VPC
> > > with 1GB RAM assigned after that as usual, but I felt more laging during
> > > multitasking between VPC, outlook and WLM, when I typing message on my
> > > WLM,
> > > sometimes I need to wait up until 3seconds for my typed message to shows
> > > up.
> > > Which I got less of this problem when working without ReadyBoost.
> > >
> > > Is my settings problem? Besides, is that the ReadyBoost will harm my
> > > pendrive? Because I see my pendrive's light blinking frequently, reading
> > > and
> > > writing.
> > >
> > > Thanks.