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OCZ Vertex 2 (60 GB) having problems? need help on boot drive

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i read newegg feedback and quite a lot of ppl seem to be having probs on those drives. i was gonna get one in 2 days, but now im trying to get the Mushkin Callisto 60GB instead. anyway
how do boot drives work? and what steps should i take when i install windows and 1 or 2 games? for example right now i have windows on a drive im planning to throw out, i have another seagate 7200.12 500gb that ima use for data/apps and the ssd im getting for Windows 7 64 bit and some games like gta 4, bc2 and bf3 when its out.
so
do i just go straight to installing windows on ssd, not having it installed on any other drive cept the one im throwing out? or do i still need that?
or do i shove in the ssd first, use that ocz tweak tool, then install win7 on it?
also, how can i specify my second drive to run apps on win7 which is installed on ssd (different drive, C://) ??
thanks.
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welcome to ocn and btw http://www.overclock.net/specs.php?do=addsystem thats a better way to add your system

like all products its all luck of the draw but OCZ i heard is one of the best so most likely you should be fine. and if you get a bad draw just exchange it or RMA it
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you are right sir, thank you. ill definetly get me some 60gb of OCZ goodness, heard its only 51gb for user so QQ. w.e
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