- May 19, 2011
Since the first article didn't actually cite a source and wrote a convoluted mess of an article with lots of mistakes in, I can't really take that article seriously.I think you misunderstood the article. There is an actual quote from Microsoft Developers admitting that they are not TRIMming but actually defragmenting SSDs in Windows 8.
The second article is more interesting, I've scan-read it and at least there aren't any glaring errors in it so far. I don't have a Win8x PC to hand so I can't test this out for myself. However, the two articles are written from completely different perspectives, the first is from someone who apparently hasn't a clue about how SSDs work, and the other is saying that there's a flaw in Win8x in that it is defragging SSDs when it shouldn't.There has been proof from others as well: