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Simple test you can do is, benchmark a 1gb file transfer to the desktop

Enable compress and now transfer that same 1gb file to your desktop

it WILL copy faster

Ive done this before

Overall you lose performance, but your transfers increase because the file size is now smaller.
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I did this with my sig rig SSD and it opened up quite a bit of space for me (about 20GB). Other than that, the change seems totally invisible (no prolonged boot/shutdown times, apps still open very quickly).

Overall, I'm very glad that I did it.
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