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But by keeping it on the SSD i mean i don't save alot to it or anything what do i have to watch out for

Also thanks so much
IDK what you need to watch for, if you don't save anything in any of those folders then you don't need to think about them.
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Yea i really don't mostly config files that are only KB size and like settings for my cames mostly txt files and maybe my wallpaper and icons thats all
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so the crucial V4, is that really as bad as it looks lol.

Crucial M4 decent drive, Crucial V4 crap.

makes it hard for the non informed mad.gif
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so the crucial V4, is that really as bad as it looks lol.

Crucial M4 decent drive, Crucial V4 crap.

makes it hard for the non informed mad.gif
Well, if they buy it that is their fault for not researching.
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Well, if they buy it that is their fault for not researching.

I agree to some extent but its crappy that 2 drives from the same company with similar price and a very similar name can vary so drastically. I was working on a machine with truecrypt and the V4 and the numbers were terrible on the drive. 150MB/s Sequential read and 3MB/s 4K QD1 Read
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I'm wondering if it is worthy to have several partitions on SSD? In case I'd like to re-install Windows, I think it would be useful.
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Well, if they buy it that is their fault for not researching.

I agree to some extent but its crappy that 2 drives from the same company with similar price and a very similar name can vary so drastically. I was working on a machine with truecrypt and the V4 and the numbers were terrible on the drive. 150MB/s Sequential read and 3MB/s 4K QD1 Read
truecrypt sucks anyways. All SSDs have slow downs with it. tongue.gif

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I'm wondering if it is worthy to have several partitions on SSD? In case I'd like to re-install Windows, I think it would be useful.
partitioning does nothing.
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partitioning does nothing.

Sure it does. Helps with organization assuming you also store user data on the SSD. Makes system cloning/imaging/backup easier, too.

On the desktop, though, most folks probably have a small SSD for OS+programs only and user data is stored on a separate HDD so you inherently already have forced "partitioning". rolleyes.gif
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partitioning does nothing.

Sure it does. Helps with organization assuming you also store user data on the SSD. Makes system cloning/imaging/backup easier, too.

On the desktop, though, most folks probably have a small SSD for OS+programs only and user data is stored on a separate HDD so you inherently already have forced "partitioning". rolleyes.gif
I was thinking he was referring to performance. And don't bring up over partitioning in reply to that! tongue.gifbiggrin.gif

Data on HDD is different! tongue.gif
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