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Seriously how much faster? watch this. Nothing people have talked about yet compare to this: Samsung SSD AWESOMENESS

holy ****....
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Yes.
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holy ****....
holy *****, daaaaammmmm this made my nite
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Just google "SSD short lifespan" and see for yourself. My SSD died after one year, so did all of my friends.
You murdered all of your friends in a fit of rage when your SSD died?
 
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Seriously how much faster? watch this. Nothing people have talked about yet compare to this: Samsung SSD AWESOMENESS
I remember when my brother showed me this prior to any knowledge of what an SSD was, still using my HDD from like, 2005, which took me 4 minutes to boot into Windows.

I was like,
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I remember when my brother showed me this prior to any knowledge of what an SSD was, still using my HDD from like, 2005, which took me 4 minutes to boot into Windows.

I was like,
u deserve to be slapped when even the f3 is so cheap so cheap
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You murdered all of your friends in a fit of rage when your SSD died?
Brilliance, missed that one
     
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1. Look into the Win7 backup process that Images your hard drive(s) to backup/save your WIN install as is...everything.

2. Make sure the SSD replacing your WIN7 drive is bigger or same size etc, of course, as you cannot restore the "Image" of your boot drive to a smaller SSD drive. Delete files etc to help out with this. Of course if money is no concern buy a huge enough SSD. insanely expensive

3. Install SSD

4. Restore the "Image" into your computer step by step by the process you end up looking up. This is the only way I know of in your situation where you don't have the original Win7 Install DVD.

5. Be amazed.
I don't know if this is a good option. If you are installing from an image originating from an HDD, I'm not so sure that the alignment will be correct on the partition. Feel free to jump in anybody...
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I don't know if this is a good option. If you are installing from an image originating from an HDD, I'm not so sure that the alignment will be correct on the partition. Feel free to jump in anybody...
Best method is to install a fresh OS, then restore from the image to get all settings etc.

A Win 7 installation on an SSD disables some of the features (ready boost etc) that are designed to optimise Win 7 for a mechanical drive.

You can also mount the image of your OS as a disk in disk manager to recover individual items. If you go to Disk Management, right click and attach VHD, then browse to your backup.

My basic reccomendations for a Win 7 install on an SSD are posted on page 5, not the only option but is good for extending the life of an SSD.

Think it is about time I wrote a full guide with everything and the pro's and cons then I can just post a link to the thread!
     
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A full guide on Win 7 install on an SSD is available here with bags of information:
http://www.overclock.net/ssd/929553-...p-secrets.html
     
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