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post #11 of 41
Yea I run a 60gb vertex II and 2 1 TB caviar blacks. My SSD has 30 gb left with windows and chrome installed on it. Maybe something else but I think that's it. I just install all of my programs on the HDDs and I have no space issues at all with my SSD.
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my 80gb (74.4gb actual) is doing quite well with space, I have a few of my essential programs installed and a couple games installed, after crysis and portal 2 I have 34gb free. I have a friend with a 60gb and he wishes that he got something a little bigger. Where 60gb is more than enough for the OS and a few programs, I would get atleast 80gb+ for that extra headroom
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Originally Posted by bcham View Post
install games on your other hard drive and just send a short cut from your game to the ssd ,works fine,
Sorry what do you mean by this?
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when installing a game set location to f drive or what ever the other drive is.then go in to the f drives programe files find the game folder,and find the games exe,right click on the exe and select send to drive c desk top.
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Ah makes sense- thanks I think i'll go for 60GB then and save the money tbh.
post #16 of 41
I use a 60gb for OS now, and after installing win7, all drivers, some small app's here and there I have like 30gb left
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If you have a Z68 motherboard, use that 60GB SSD for Caching. Much better storage. YOu can use your 1tb/500GB + HDD almost as fast as an SSD.
    
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If you have a Z68 motherboard, use that 60GB SSD for Caching. Much better storage. YOu can use your 1tb/500GB + HDD almost as fast as an SSD.
Why the hell should he use it for caching?
Also, HDD's are not near the speeds of good SSD's... Trust me I have used plenty of HDD's and SSD's.
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If you have a Z68 motherboard, use that 60GB SSD for Caching. Much better storage. YOu can use your 1tb/500GB + HDD almost as fast as an SSD.
That is a bit silly, a 20gb cheap ssd for cache yeah, but why waste a whole 60gb!,

60gb is fine, windows will take up about 25gb, then if you add all your most used apps you will still have plenty of space
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That is a bit silly, a 20gb cheap ssd for cache yeah, but why waste a whole 60gb!,

60gb is fine, windows will take up about 25gb, then if you add all your most used apps you will still have plenty of space
True...
Sorry, I don't know too much about Z68.
    
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