ReadyBoost

The new Vista technology ReadyBoost caches the page file on fast flash memory. So to improve performance of memory-hawk Vista x64, I got a 150x speed 2GB SD card for my notebook.

Unfortunately there are no x64 MS drivers for the TI PCIxx21 controller in my notebook, but after a good deal of search I managed to find a compatible driver on cardrx64(dv8000).zip. The setup program doesn't seem to work, but you can update the driver for PCI\VEN104C&DEV803B from the Device Manager.

Then insert the media, quick format it to FAT32 allocation size 4096 and finally enable ReadyBoost. Windows will then build the ReadyBoost.sfcache file on the drive.

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