SSD Partitioning OP/Trim recommendations

John Obaterspok john.obaterspok at
Wed Dec 18 13:15:56 UTC 2013

2013/12/18 Robert Moskowitz <rgm at>

> On 12/18/2013 04:41 AM, John Obaterspok wrote:
> Hello,
>  I'm going to setup F20 with a new SSD disk (256gb Samsung 840 PRO) and
> was wondering about best practices for Over Provisioning during
> partitioning.
> hmmm.  I just ordered a Crucial M500 256GB SSD for my new install.  I
> thought I would have it all to work with (currently using a 320GB HD, so
> that is a 64GB reduction already).  Are you implying here that you need to
> not use all of the SSD drive so that it has some swap around?

I guess it's really depending on what SSD you are using. I'm not sure
though, that's why I'm asking.

> I chose the M500 over the 840 based on price and reviews.  The M500 uses
> MLC NAND compared to the 840 using TLC NAND.

840 *PRO* is using MLC NAND

-- john
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