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Re: Harddisk NTFS junction to RAM disk performance

10 months ago, by RobbieJ in RAM Disk Forum

Yes that is the issue. I moved the whole thing onto the RAM Disk and it went from taking 2800 seconds (46 minutes) for a complete build down to 1280 seconds (21 minutes) which is great. Thanks for your help.

Re: Harddisk NTFS junction to RAM disk performance

10 months ago, by RobbieJ in RAM Disk Forum

Thanks for the response. I have the CrystalDiskMark results from both my C drive and R drive (which is the RAMDisk). I have also attached the directory listing from the UE4 folder showing the directory junctions to the R: drive. Another thing I noticed is that deleting files from this also took a long time.

Harddisk NTFS junction to RAM disk performance

10 months ago, by RobbieJ in RAM Disk Forum

I looked at speeding up compile time for the build of Unreal Engine 4 (UE4) using Microsoft Visual Studio 2015 to build v4.15 of UE4, where the built and intermediate files are placed on the RAM Disk. The build takes normally 2195 secs but longer on RAMDisk at over 2800 secs... Tried both NTFS and FAT32. This was done by using mklink to link folders from the SSD to the RAM Drive as mentioned in t