I'm splitting this off and following up from the Toolbox 1.2 thread. As I noted there, for the first run through of the Optimizer in the new Toolbox, it took 2 hours and 50 minutes for my 160GB SSD. Immediately afterward, I rebooted and ran the Optimizer again. It took 2 hours and 30 minutes (some improvement, but not much). In general, the progress bar is a good indication of how long it will take to run. In my case, it started at 8%. After 10 minutes, it updated to 12%. Thereafter, just about every 7 minutes it increased by about 5% (it did slow down just a bit near the end). Also, the process took about half the CPU power on my system. Not exactly a subtle process. Are others seeing similar times?
I'm running Windows 7 Ultimate (x64) on an Intel E8400 with 2GB RAM. The SSD is the only drive in the system, is running under AHCI, and has about 54 GB used and 95 GB free.
From the ReadMe.rtf:
"To reduce the amount of time the Intel SSD Optimizer takes to run, reduce the number of System Protection restore points. The amount of time the Intel SSD Optimizer takes to complete is related to the number of System Protection restore points and the number of total files of the system"