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post #21 of 27
^what this guy says...
clean install of windows is always best if you can. no bloatware and windows should see its an ssd and tweak a few settings to suit smile.gif
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post #22 of 27
The Y580 has an mSATA slot. Get the M4 128GB mSATA and you can have all your drives!

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16820148612
   
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wow awesome idea didnt even think of this smile.gif
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post #24 of 27
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I'm completely clueless, I am missing something here. I know that the mSATA allows me to have both hard drives connected at the same time without sacrificing my disk drive or having an external but what does that have to do with the drives and such? Does that make it easier to clone the information from the HDD to the mSATA SSD? I don't know laptops too well and I've never had an SSD Or had to clone a drive.
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post #25 of 27
The mSATA drives are just super small SSDs is all. They function the same as any other drive. They're just saying that if you got the mSATA solid state drive, that you'd be able to keep your DVD drive too without losing any functionality. tongue.gif

Good thinkin' peeps. Someone's learning. ;D
     
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post #26 of 27
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I am learning a ton here! I was reading last night and noticed that there is a model that comes with a 64GB SSD for caching but it is $200 more and I don't think it is worth it. I would rather have the entire OS and some games on the SSD and the basics on the HDD. I may eventually upgrade that as well though since it is only 5400rpms

I have added the laptop itself and the mSATA M4 SSD to my cart. Can't wait to get it!

Should I do a clone and rid the computer of the bloat ware or would a clean install be better?
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post #27 of 27
clean install is always best, and windows will recognise an ssd and configure itself slightly different(no defrag etc), fresh install always best if you can smile.gif
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