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post #21 of 72
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Originally Posted by pioneerisloud View Post
I've got 14GB used total on my SSD after optimizations (deleted the hibernation file, and moved the pagefile to a mechanical drive).

And that with Windows 7 x64, Steam, FireFox (and temp files), and 2 games from Steam on here (Killing Floor and L4D2).
Brilliant then so you get about 60GB free before windows. so what about 10GB for windows 50GB spare for everything else. That should work fine then.

FFS becuase ive dropped to this SSD on Dabs now with the adapter plate and new SATA cable in £.51 short on free delivery.
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post #22 of 72
Crucial M4.

If not, Corsair.

But srsly, get a M4.
 
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post #23 of 72
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38 gb, then you optimize to ~52gb free
ace.

You got any links on how / what to do to optimise. Only installed on big HDD's before so never messed around with it tbh?
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post #24 of 72
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Brilliant then so you get about 60GB free before windows. so what about 10GB for windows 50GB spare for everything else. That should work fine then.

FFS becuase ive dropped to this SSD on Dabs now with the adapter plate and new SATA cable in £.51 short on free delivery.
Adapter plate and SATA cable? Dude, you're doing it wrong!

Use whatever SATA cable you've got on hand. Copper wire is copper wire. A SATA 1 cable will still work fine with SATA 3.

Then just stuff that drive behind your motherboard tray or something. That's what I did.
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post #25 of 72
Quote:
Originally Posted by passey View Post
ace.

You got any links on how / what to do to optimise. Only installed on big HDD's before so never messed around with it tbh?
hehe, check my sig, i'm sure it will be stickied soon too.
post #26 of 72
Quote:
Originally Posted by passey View Post
ace.

You got any links on how / what to do to optimise. Only installed on big HDD's before so never messed around with it tbh?
He's got a link in his signature.

All I did was delete the hibernation file and disable all sleep / hibernation modes. If I want my machine to shut off, it's going to shut all the way off dangit. It only takes 25 seconds to turn back on from a cold boot anyway now.

Then I moved my pagefile to a mechanical drive.

Turned off indexing on the SSD (unneccessary usage there).

That's literally ALL I've done. Other than the obvious, making sure my controller was in RAID / AHCI mode, and that the firmware was up to date on the drive.
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post #27 of 72
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Originally Posted by pioneerisloud View Post
Adapter plate and SATA cable? Dude, you're doing it wrong!

Use whatever SATA cable you've got on hand. Copper wire is copper wire. A SATA 1 cable will still work fine with SATA 3.

Then just stuff that drive behind your motherboard tray or something. That's what I did.
I don't have a spare SATA cable atm thts y i just buying a £2.50 one.

I suppose i cud just flop it in the case somewhere
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post #28 of 72
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hehe, check my sig, i'm sure it will be stickied soon too.
ah kool thanks dude.

Think u've all sold me on the m4 even if it is 64gb with optimisation shuld be plenty.
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post #29 of 72
with my 64GB M4, i'm sitting on 42.6GB free with Windows 64bit Home Premuim, Sony Vegas, Cineform, and all my diagnostic apps, browser....plus trial versions of Premier Pro CS5.5, and i'm sure a bunch of junk.
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post #30 of 72
Why are you not considering an 120gb Intel 320 drive?
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