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180Gb SSD

Very new to ssd's.

One main thing I was concerned about after I get the SSD is/can I transfer my copy of windows 7 to the SSD?

Going to school, so I won't be able to answer any questions for a while, but I will when I can.
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Yes. People on here will whine and complain about it not being the M4 but I love my corsair drive.
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Most people use SSDs for their OS. What else do you want to put on it?
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Considering I don't know american prices I can't comment on that, but the SSD looks very good. I'd either get that or an M4 if I decided to buy one, the read/write speeds are about the same and they both have good reviews.
In regards to the transferring of windows 7, i'm not entirely sure, you'd need to do an image of your hard drive, you'll also need your recovery disks.
    
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Originally Posted by hammer280 View Post
180Gb SSD

Very new to ssd's.

One main thing I was concerned about after I get the SSD is/can I transfer my copy of windows 7 to the SSD?

Going to school, so I won't be able to answer any questions for a while, but I will when I can.
As far as transferring, you can, but it may be simpler and actually better to just go ahead and do a clean install. There are generally settings in the mobo bios that need to be changed when going to a ssd, switching from IDE to AHCI, which works better with a fresh install, rather than "transferring" Windows over from a spinner. Read up on your mobo manual, and make sure you update any ssd drives firmware before beginning your o.s. install. Goodluck, and enjoy the superspeed.
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Most people use SSDs for their OS. What else do you want to put on it?
I'd like to have the OS on the ssd, but idk how to make that happen, whether transferring or doing a clean install (does this require a new copy?)

And in terms of "other things" I'd like to put a copy of League of Legends on it, because I always like winning the load screen and maybe a copy of Dead Island.
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