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I have put my 2500K rig together and am looking to see if i should use my 60gb OCZ SSD in SRT mode. my z68x-ud5-b3 supports SRT and i have my 60GB OCZ ready to go. I currently have a 7200 segate 500GB HDD loaded with win7 x64 as my main drive.
Should i use the SSD in SRT or is it better to use the SSD as the main OS boot drive and have the 500GB drive as the storage drive??
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Bump!
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Personally I'd just use the SSD as a boot drive. Unless you use a lot of different programs often, in which case it's better to use the SSD cache feature.
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Manage storage yourself for best performance.
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What do you exactly mean by "manage storage yourself for best performance"?
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What do you exactly mean by "manage storage yourself for best performance"?
He probably means that everyone has a unique situation. Many people can deal with having a boot drive of only 30GB, whereas some people require quite a large amount of space for game installs, software and files in general.

If you think your Windows install and software will be larger than 60GB, use it in SRT, if you think you can keep it under 60GB, use it as a boot drive.

I'm using SRT currently with my 64GB Crucial C300, and whilst I have noticed a performance boost (loading times are significantly faster in games), an SSD is much quicker when used as a boot drive.
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