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Okay first question. Would OCZ Onyx 32Gb be worth putting in a desktop if I can get it for $30?

Second, is there a way to transfer the Windows OS to the SSD and keep the other programs on the HDD?
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ocz NOTHING would be good..their customer service is the worst i have ever experienced..and no..i wouldn't waste time doing that..just do a fresh install..eh $30..it's you money.not a lot of money either..keep in mind it WILL most likely die
 
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Originally Posted by Schmuckley;15345144 
ocz NOTHING would be good..their customer service is the worst i have ever experienced..and no..i wouldn't waste time doing that..just do a fresh install..eh $30..it's you money.not a lot of money either..keep in mind it WILL most likely die

Care to elaborate on that at all? Considering that is your opinion and that's it?

Also, when I have almost 2Tb of data and nothing to move it onto, I would "waste" the time doing it.
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You may want to check out OCZ's forums first. I got my Agility 2's (30GB) for $45 a piece, but after one died and I spent time at the forum I've realized it was a mistake. Their RMA was fairly quick, but no support on the forums with the amount of issues seen makes me wish I'd waited. Just 2C.

EDIT: Yes, it's quite easy to put your OS on the SSD and the bulk of your data on your RAID. Check the SSD forum's sticky here on OCN.
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Originally Posted by billy66bare;15345206 
You may want to check out OCZ's forums first. I got my Agility 2's (30GB) for $45 a piece, but after one died and I spent time at the forum I've realized it was a mistake. Their RMA was fairly quick, but no support on the forums with the amount of issues seen makes me wish I'd waited. Just 2C.

EDIT: Yes, it's quite easy to put your OS on the SSD and the bulk of your data on your RAID. Check the SSD forum's sticky here on OCN.

Alright, he got it second hand already, so no warranty probably. I'm going to have to pass on this one.

Okay, and I meant if I already have Windows installed on the 2TB. I'll take a look to see if it's there.
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I'm pretty sure you can just install Windows on the SSD, change over your folders in the registry (per the sticky), then delete your old Windows install off the HDDs. Of course your best way will always be to do a backup of your files, then run a clean install from the guide. Here's a link: http://www.overclock.net/ssd/664738-how-setup-ssd-boot-drive-secondary.html

I bought mine from Directron.com on a sale that an OCNer posted about. Not sure if you're talking about about me or them getting it second hand.
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Alright i'll look into it.

and the person I was looking to buy from got it second hand and has no idea how old it is.
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