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Congratz! You are at PC 5hours+ a day and you will be happy with 20 sec boot up time! Irony my friend! Well, after all, nice decision!
Also anything you open is MUCH faster

You need to cut back n the:

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Congratz! You are at PC 5hours+ a day and you will be happy with 20 sec boot up time! Irony my friend! Well, after all, nice decision!
...obviously doesn't have one...
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Awesome thanks guys I feel a little better, do I need a sata III cable? I think my motherboard came with one I am not sure though.
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Congrats!

Just make sure you deactivate and delete the Hibernation files.
They take alot of space. (4-6GB depending on RAM amount)
 
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Also anything you open is MUCH faster

You need to cut back n the:

I'm getting a SSD for myself as well.
Hell I would be happy with 20sec boot up time then 2-3 minutes.
Addiction is strong thing. Also SSD's are expensive sport!
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Nice choice! I was hesitant to get an SSD for my desktop, but after I did I only waited a couple of days to add one to my laptop. It is something you have to experience to really appreciate.
 
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Find a way to use it as cache, thats where SSD's are worth their price.
    
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Congrats!

Just make sure you deactivate and delete the Hibernation files.
They take alot of space. (4-6GB depending on RAM amount)
I know nothing about SSD, so I need like a guide to tell me how to turn on TRIM and do what you just said.

Also, my question above, do I need a sata III cable?
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post #19 of 36
sata 3 cable came with mobo, says it on cable.
Trim is auto on, Go in bios and make sure achi mode on, and good. i do a little bit more like super fetching an page file and prefetching all off. and put Firefox caching on ram.
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I literally could never go back to regular HDDs for my O/S drive...EVER.
Same. I get peeved when I go into work because their mechanical drives are SO horrendously slow.
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Congratz! You are at PC 5hours+ a day and you will be happy with 20 sec boot up time! Irony my friend! Well, after all, nice decision!
You obviously haven't used one. SSD is the single largest upgrade you can do to increase the responsiveness of your PC in every way you use a computer.
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Awesome thanks guys I feel a little better, do I need a sata III cable? I think my motherboard came with one I am not sure though.
Any non 5cent cheap Chinese one should do. I'm using the SATA cable that came with my Epox 9npa+ from 2006 and it doesn't have any problems hitting ~355 MB in sequential reads on the C300.
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