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Good afternoon all,

As of recently I've decided to purchase a 64gb SSD for my PC. ATM it runs Win XP since Black Ops runs a lot better on XP than Windows 7 (I play comp for BO). Now I imagine that XP isn't too compatible with SSDs so what can I go about doing to make them work better with it?
Edited by Pyroh - 8/3/11 at 10:38am
    
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To be completely honest with you, you're better off going back to Windows 7. You could then edit the .cfg of Black Ops to better optimize performance(google is your friend ). Also, could you please fill out your specs in the control panel? It helps a lot!
    
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I already use a heavily modded cfg and get 125 stable. With Win7 I can't even hold 76 stable.
    
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das bump.
    
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I found this

http://www.ocztechnologyforum.com/fo...o-SSD-friendly

Seems to be helpful, any other tweaks n stuff?!@!?@!@?!
    
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Help prz.
    
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you're using a last gen OS cause of one game? and not even a good game at that?
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Useful things to do:

Disable system restore
Disable drive indexing
Turn off the swap file (careful, though)
Turn off browser cache

Some manufacturers have software (OCZ does, for sure) that have SSD related utilities for XP.
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you're using a last gen OS cause of one game? and not even a good game at that?
Have you played xKMod? It makes the game fantastic for competition, unlike pubs which are just awful. And I recently started dual booting which is nice.
    
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