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Does Windows XP support the SSD trim command?

Does Windows XP support the SSD trim command?

I am thinking about purchasing an SSD to speed up my Windows XP system. I heard that the TRIM command is important to maintaining the SSD performance over the long run. So is getting an SSD for Windows XP a good idea?

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No, Windows XP does not support the TRIM command by itself, although it appears OCZ has released firmware to give XP support for idle garbage collection for some of their SSDs. Idle garbage collection is not the same as TRIM and will not perform as well, but it works similarly. So far I believe the Vertex and Summit series have this capability.