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Personally, I would use the fast drive for your OS / Games, then use the other for your programs if need be.

It's much better to have your main OS and games on the main drive.

My opinion is:

-RMA Vertex 3

- Get the Samsung Pro ( I would go for the 512GB)

- Install OS, games, apps on the drive

- Sell Vertex 3 when it comes in use that cash to offset your upgrade.
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Originally Posted by iNcontroL View Post

I was planning on RMAing the Vertex 3 and eventually sticking it into a HTPC. Another option I was considering is using the Vertex 3 for Windows and getting a 256GB Samsung 840 Pro just for Games.

If you used the vertex for windows and an 840 for games, your pc is gonna bsod still alot, since its the operating system drive that you would be using all the time.

I like my samsung 830 drive, its nippy and I got it dirt cheap, it was like £80 for a 120GB drive on offer. If you can find a decent price I would buy one and install the OS and Games on it, unless youve got a huge game library you should manage for space ok.
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I used the Data Migration software to move the clone. I backed up with Acronis just in case.

So far windows runs faster but the bootup time feels the same.

One other question arises, I have Diskeeper 2011 Pro and it says that I should use Hyperfast SSD optimization to extend the life of my drive.

Is this true? I was under the impression you should not defrag SSD drives, so you can prolong the life from the erase-write cycles which decay the drives use.

However, Diskeeper says that this optimization process increases SSD Longevity.
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