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I'd be surprised if somebody can fit Win 7 onto a 64 gb ssd and still have it be usable.

Challenge cleared. *points at sig*
64GB is plenty of space for Windows 7 and a few apps. If you're looking to store games onto it, there's not much benefit out of it anyways, unless you absolutely MUST be the first to load in BFBC2 or something.
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post #12 of 19
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If you want to do it go ahead. Some people don't like to mess with the registry and stuff though.
What does an SSD have to do with Registry modifications? JW
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post #13 of 19
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I'd be surprised if somebody can fit Win 7 onto a 64 gb ssd and still have it be usable.
Why would that ever be a problem?
I've got 7 Ultimate 64 running on a separate partition on my HDD with Microsoft Office 2010, Autodesk Inventor, AutoCAD and 3dsMax AND Adobe Premiere, Photoshop, After Effects, Audition CS5.5 installed.
My system still only takes up aprox 38.4GB



Edited by Anton338 - 6/14/11 at 8:16pm
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post #14 of 19
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Why would that ever be a problem?
I've got 7 Ultimate 64 running on a separate partition on my HDD with Microsoft Office 2010, Autodesk Inventor, AutoCAD and 3dsMax AND Adobe Premiere, Photoshop, After Effects, Audition CS5.5 installed.
My system still only takes up aprox 38.4GB
You got all that on a SSD? What size you got? (Didnt see the image..)

I looked over the article on how to move the user location to a secondary hdd and i honestly didnt see the point.. Unless you drop all your music into the to user and have all your downloads go to downloads on ur sdd.. (which can all be manually fixed) I dont see a reason to mess with it.
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What does an SSD have to do with Registry modifications? JW

Usually SSD optimization doesn't involve regediting. But for the particular method that is described in the guide I suggested it requires registry editing. Mostly so that it saves space by putting some windows files on a separate HDD.
It's not something that I wanted to do, and didn't do it, so I don't know tons about it. But check out that guide if you're curious. It's kinda interesting.
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post #16 of 19
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This is another good guide if your interested

http://www.overclock.net/ssd/929553-...p-secrets.html

im going to def. do this on thursday
post #17 of 19
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You got all that on a SSD? What size you got? (Didnt see the image..)

I looked over the article on how to move the user location to a secondary hdd and i honestly didnt see the point.. Unless you drop all your music into the to user and have all your downloads go to downloads on ur sdd.. (which can all be manually fixed) I dont see a reason to mess with it.
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... on a separate partition on my HDD...
Nope, sorry no SSD. I've got a 320 WD split into 80 and 240.

imho, Window's "user folder" location is the stupidest thing ever.
It puts the user under the impression that absolutely everything has to be stored THERE which is very untrue.
All of my music and media is safely stored on my 1TB F3.
My important programs are on the 80 along with the system, but my unnecessary programs, I install on the 240 partition (such as Crysis 2 and other games)

Another extremely helpful tip is if your system and important programs are stored on a small partition or and SSD in your case, its really easy to make backups of your system using bootable software like Acronis True Image.
Its the simplest way to backup your system, settings AND programs in one package so whenever you find yourself slowing down or bombarded with toolbars and viruses, simply restore back to perfection.
Edited by Anton338 - 6/14/11 at 8:26pm
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post #18 of 19
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Is there also any real difference in preformance or options? I mean why are they charging you more for Ultimate...
ironic that ultimate is more expensive than professional since professional is supported 5 years longer than ultimate. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Windows...mparison_chart
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I'd be surprised if somebody can fit Win 7 onto a 64 gb ssd and still have it be usable.
What? Was that a joke?
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