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Can I just Install windows straight to it? or will I have to change setting? Its only a 64gb SSD So I will put my OS and soem games on it.

after I get my os on the SSD will I have to wipe my entire other drive I am using as a primary right now? or can I just leave/delete windows off it?

Thanks in advance!
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Make sure the sata configuration is set to ahci not ide. I would then save any old oimportant files on the HDD you are replacing then format it because windows bootmanager will go haywire if it detecs an OS on both drives. I would do a clean install on the ssd and check the manufactures website for any new firmware to improve speed/stability. Then I would plug the old drive in and you should be set!
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For the install follow this http://www.overclock.net/t/1156654/seans-windows-7-install-guide-optimization-for-ssds-hdds

As for the other drive, I'd backup everything you want onto an external, then format it and put back things you want on it.
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For the install follow this http://www.overclock.net/t/1156654/seans-windows-7-install-guide-optimization-for-ssds-hdds

As for the other drive, I'd backup everything you want onto an external, then format it and put back things you want on it.
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