10-26-2017 09:12 PM - edited 10-26-2017 09:41 PM
I just installed the new ES Client v3.46 and I have no ability to set the Momentum Cache to ACTIVE - there is only a DISABLE button. MC is v184.108.40.206. SSDs are CT500BX100SSD1 & CT525MX300SSD1.
Any advice on being able to properly enable this would be appreciated.
Also, I noticed that the new version (at least under Win10x) does not ad a selection to the Start Menu - I have to go into the folder and manually launch the exe.
BTW, here isthe benchmark of the main drive (as I have the other set as the A: drive, the benchmark program does not see it) -
Update - selecting DISABLE and rebooting disabled it on BOTH drives and gave me the option to enable it. HOWEVER, when I selected one drive (the boot drive) it *required* it to reboot, and while it is enabled now on the boot drive, I am AGAIN unable to enable it on the second -
I simply cannot understand HOW Crucial can make something SO simple, so utterly complicated and non-functioning. I sincerly hope there is an EASY fix to this. Re-running the benchmarks show a SIGNIFICANT increase in everything but the Sequential. So it was clearly disabled from the begining.
10-30-2017 02:55 AM
and while it is enabled now on the boot drive, I am AGAIN unable to enable it on the second -
As far as I can remember the Momentum Cache can be enabled on one drive only and it is recommended that you enable it on your boot drive.
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10-31-2017 05:40 AM
With all due respect, that would seem UTTERLY illogical. Why have it enabled on only 1 drive? Do you enable Windows cache on only one standard HDD? Of course not.
This, impo, is a failure from Crucual, simple as that. If I can't get an official Crucial rsponse here, I'll escalate it to their tech center.
10-31-2017 06:43 AM
Probably because it munches a lot of RAM. I'd guess most people don't have sufficient RAM to have a RAM cache on multiple drives?