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High Performance Tuning
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First, make sure you're following Best Practices.
If you have plenty of RAM, disable swap altogether.
hdparm to gather drive statistics and alter settings, as described here:
vm.dirty_ratio is the maximum amount of system memory that can be filled with dirty pages before everything must get committed to disk.
vm.dirty_background_ratio is the percentage of system memory that can be filled with “dirty” pages, or memory pages that still need to be written to disk -- before the pdflush/flush/kdmflush background processes kick in to write it to disk.
sudo sh -c "echo manual > /etc/init/bluetooth.override"
sudo sh -c "echo manual > /etc/init/avahi-daemon.override"
Disable any other services that you may not need like cupsd, cups-browsed, etc.
Consider adopting some of the suggestions from here: