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So use a nice large SSD for primary partition alone.
Then use a small SSD for Cach on a large secondary storage drive, for games and such?

Is that the verdict? that's what I was thinking.
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Originally Posted by Neokolzia View Post
Blasphemy and lies...

I'm running a SSD for Boot and a SSD for cache.

Its the perfect balance when I can have uber fast boot, and select games/programs on pure SSD performance and the other SSD accelerate the HDD ( it doesn't hurt performance because you select what drive you accelerate with the caching.....)
I don't see the point. He's got 240GB SSD....why on earth would you need to cache when that's more than enough to hold all the basic programs he's gonna run?

SSD caching imo is a stop-gap for those who cannot afford a large SSD and needs TB full of storage from a HDD.
    
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I don't see the point. He's got 240GB SSD....why on earth would you need to cache when that's more than enough to hold all the basic programs he's gonna run?

SSD caching imo is a stop-gap for those who cannot afford a large SSD and needs TB full of storage from a HDD.
I'm just trying to find a good use for these 40gb ssd's that I already own. Seems like thats the perfect size for z68 srt. The 240gb ssd wont hold all my games, my Steam client will still have to be installed to the HDD with select games being moved to SSD. Since it's not going to cost me anything, I'm thinking why not make the 2tb hdd run a little faster.
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What you should be able to do is enable RAID in the bios, partition a 30-40GB portion of your 240gb ssd, install windows on the 240gb ssd, enable the 40GB partition to cache the HDD and this way you have the best of both worlds except trim can't be used in RAID AFAIK...which is why I didn't do this.


Or you can just use one of the 40's to cache your HDD.
     
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Ya I would just use the 40GB to cache your main harddrive where you can't fit your steam folder or large applications.
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