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Optimize SSD Performance with 4K Alignment Software and Speed Up PC

Updated by Daisy on Mar 23, 2021
Written by Tracy King

SSD is known for its high reading and writing speed compared to normal hard drive with low-power dissipation, high portability etc features. With its popularity of SSD drive, more problems also occurred to SSD users. 

Due to improper operations, low disk space left in SSD with a large number of useless junk files or other reasons may all slow down the computer performance, leaving SSD partitions not aligned. Here below you'll find more problems that caused by SSD partition not aligned error and solutions to optimize SSD drive so to speed up your PC.

How to optimize the SSD in my computer

"Hi, guys, do you have the same problem that the SSD becomes slower and the computer works no longer that fast than before. Recently, I noticed that my SSD drive is becoming full but the case is that I didn't save quite a lot of files inside it. How to optimize the SSD drive? Someone recommend me to try 4K alignment, do you know what is it? And how to 4K align the SSD drive?"

So what is 4K alignment? 4K alignment is not allocation units but allows SSD to adopt the smallest 4K sector in the file system to save data, which will allow SSD to read and write data with the fastest speed. And this would also affect the computer's running speed. So when your computer slows down and SSD is not functioning properly, the best way is to 4K align your SSD drive and optimize it. How? How to optimize SSD? Professional 4K alignment software will help.

Find 4K alignment software to optimize SSD drive

So how to find a reliable and secure 4k alignment software to align the SSD partition and its sectors? Here we'd like to recommend you try a 4K alignment software to maximize SSD performance and speed up your PC.  

This software is known as EaseUS Partition Master which can help you to 4K align SSD drive with its 4K alignment feature, optimize computer by cleaning up junk files in the system, optimize disk and even remove large files in system drive. All these features can also be applied to optimize SSD. Only simple clicks will do.

Steps to optimize SSD with 4K alignment software - EaseUS Partition Master

So now you can directly download EaseUS Partition Master and follow the below steps to 4K align SSD and every sector in SSD partitions:

Step 1. Select the SSD disk that you want to align, right-click it and choose "4K Alignment".

choose SSD

Step 2. Go to find task by clicking the "Execute 1 Operation" button at the top-left corner and click "Apply".  Then, the SSD drive partitions are all 4K aligned with all sectors on it.

SSD 4K alignment

Then your SSD drive partitions are all 4K aligned with all sectors on it. You can even clean up all junk files and even optimize disk with its Cleanup and Optimization feature in EaseUS Partition Master. After all these, your computer will then get a faster running speed and higher reading and writing efficiency in your SSD drive. 

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Updated by Daisy

Daisy is the Senior editor of the writing team for EaseUS. She has been working in EaseUS for over ten years, starting from a technical writer to a team leader of the content group. As a professional author for over 10 years, she writes a lot to help people overcome their tech troubles.

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Written by Tracy King

Tracy joined in EaseUS in 2013 and has been working with EaseUS content team for over 7 years. Being enthusiastic in computing and technology, she writes tech how-to articles and share technical solutions about Windows & Mac data recovery, file/system backup and recovery, partition management and iOS/Android data recovery.

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  • I love that the changes you make with EaseUS Partition Master Free aren't immediately applied to the disks. It makes it way easier to play out what will happen after you've made all the changes. I also think the overall look and feel of EaseUS Partition Master Free makes whatever you're doing with your computer's partitions easy.

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  • Partition Master Free can Resize, Move, Merge, Migrate, and Copy disks or partitions; convert to local, change label, defragment, check and explore partition; and much more. A premium upgrade adds free tech support and the ability to resize dynamic volumes.

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  • It won't hot image your drives or align them, but since it's coupled with a partition manager, it allows you do perform many tasks at once, instead of just cloning drives. You can move partitions around, resize them, defragment, and more, along with the other tools you'd expect from a cloning tool.

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