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Full Loaded SSD still fast?

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Hello!

What if I install Windows and a couple applications on a 60GB SSD and keep the rest on a HDD, will it still be fast with the stuff installed on the SSD?

Let's say I'm going to use the whole 60GB capacity, will it remain with the same speed or will it slow down?
post #2 of 6
I dont see why it wouldnt. I have 13GB of free space left on mine and its just as fast as when I bought it. And that was 3 months ago.
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Thanks for the quick answer, really helped me out! thumb.gif
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Thanks for the quick answer, really helped me out! thumb.gif

I heard if you fully max it out theres a little performance decrease...
post #5 of 6
Writes can be slower and depending on the type of memory it uses. Don't get asynchronous nand get synchronous or toggle mode if you want to fill the drive. Also having a drive that full will shorten its life because it cant spread out writes the way it would like to.
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It would be slower than an empty one, but it would still be worlds faster than an HDD. I deny the "theory" that filling it up decreases its lifetime, though.
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