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how do these results measure up?
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i was comparing mine to weebeast's. As you can see mine is slower, could this be cause he has a 128gb drive? i read somewhere that bigger drives run faster.
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how do these results measure up?

i was comparing mine to weebeast's. As you can see mine is slower, could this be cause he has a 128gb drive? i read somewhere that bigger drives run faster.

Yea the bigger drive has higher write speeds, that is why his scores higher. Your scores look good.
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sweet. ty. now to do the steam install. to diff HD only game i'm having on my ssd is swtor.

btw what i did with my marvell controllers was to make all other sata AHCI, disable the marvell sata iii HD controller, & only enable the marvell esata controller when i'm transferring files from / to my 2TB external.

my system is up w firefox open before my ethernet has a chance to make a stable interwebz connection lol

upadte: Sweet, it worked! steam on ssd, games on data hdd biggrin.gif
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Move user folder locations to Secondary HDD:

1. Right click your folder (ex. My pictures)
2. Click Properties
3. Click the Location tab
4. Change the destination to your other HDD (ex. D:\Pictures)
Note: Recommended, I do it for my user folders(ex. My Documents, My pictures, Desktop, etc.)

I just did a clean install w/ SSD on a laptop Windows 7 Home Premium. Which files do i migrate over...can I delete any from my SSD once I move them over to HDD?

Using samsung 830 64 gb and seagate 500gb on laptop
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Are there any advantages for going RAID 0 for 2 120gb SSD's and then split them in two 120gb partitions...?

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Are there any advantages for going RAID 0 for 2 120gb SSD's and then split them in two 120gb partitions...?

increased speed but you will lose TRIM which will hit your write speed over time. Here's a thread i just started with bench of my ssd raid 0 http://www.overclock.net/t/1178802/1-year-running-raid-0-no-trim

If you are getting say 200mbs seq reads with one you will get 400 mbs in Raid 0 but start ups take a hit since you have to wait on the Raid controller to do it's thing before the OS can take off, unless anyone knows a fix for this because I would be interested
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Move user folder locations to Secondary HDD:

1. Right click your folder (ex. My pictures)
2. Click Properties
3. Click the Location tab
4. Change the destination to your other HDD (ex. D:\Pictures)
Note: Recommended, I do it for my user folders(ex. My Documents, My pictures, Desktop, etc.)

I just did a clean install w/ SSD on a laptop Windows 7 Home Premium. Which files do i migrate over...can I delete any from my SSD once I move them over to HDD?

Using samsung 830 64 gb and seagate 500gb on laptop

When you change the directory they are automatically moved to that location set.

What do you mean? Can you explain a little clearer? smile.gif
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Are there any advantages for going RAID 0 for 2 120gb SSD's and then split them in two 120gb partitions...?


Partitions do nothing on SSDs towards performance.
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When you change the directory they are automatically moved to that location set.
What do you mean? Can you explain a little clearer? smile.gif
Partitions do nothing on SSDs towards performance.

Sorry if i wasn't clear.

Like so if i make a my documents/my "...." into my 2ndary drive from my SSD, can i delete those fiolders from my SSD?
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When you change the directory they are automatically moved to that location set.
What do you mean? Can you explain a little clearer? smile.gif
Partitions do nothing on SSDs towards performance.

Sorry if i wasn't clear.

Like so if i make a my documents/my "...." into my 2ndary drive from my SSD, can i delete those fiolders from my SSD?

Kinda lol

If there are two of the same folder after the move (ie. My Documents "A" and My Documents "B") you should delete the empty one located on the C: drive.
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I just did the "move" thing and it emptied the C drive onto my F drive that I allocated to use.
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