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Hello,

I have a adata 64 ssdgb running my windows.....because it's suppose to be faster then my 240ssd (read write wise) , that's tied into my TB......my question is , is it possible to change the main drive? I'm saying like a go to download a game, and it knows by default, that my main drive is a certain letter, so I dont have to keep redirecting?
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for downloading files just have the download folder set to the D drive in the internet options.

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Hey thanks! Never knew you could do that.
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You can do stuff like that in Steam too where you define another steam library folder on another drive or network share (I do this and stream the data for games over the network from a server).

There's also an option to change the default install path for most 'program files' type of applications but I can't remember exactly where it is off hand.
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Ya, I would like to find that one too ....where any installation , it's directed first to that drive or path. I have origin, steam , and uplay all setup like that... I'm starting to think maybe this isn't the best setup.,,,I know it sounds cheesy, but I've been checking threw windows experience performance. I was at like 7.9...now for some reason it's 7.7....I'm guessing that's because of space.

One of the main reason's I'm also running it like this is that I don't have a battery backup, and I've had to restore sooo many times this winter (blackouts) when I've been set to RAID..Im getting one this month ...But for the time being...the ssd that I have windows isn't set to raid.But the one I have Steam and everything else on , is..


I know this is another question but ....I think it showed that I could combine all three? One tech I talked to told me now it wouldn't be wise to do it now,that it wouldn't use the cache properly now....that that's the first thing I should do when installing windows..and of course when windows pops up, it doesn't show that I can combine all three doing a fresh restore. It's only when I download the intel rapid storage program that I can.





If anyone could inform me as to the best configuration speed wise and all that, I wouldn't mind trying it next time...or when my battery gets here biggrin.gif
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