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those are 2 different things, I want MP3s, compressed video, etc to save space and still get good quality. I don't want my bloody drivers and system files to be compressed and make my system less snappy.

Typically IO is the bottleneck of any system. Even for an SSD. Your CPU can decompress files faster then it takes to load an uncompressed file.

Reading files is measured in milliseconds, decompression measured in nanoseconds.
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Space is not an issue at all, I use like 20% of the total space of the SSD only.

So... you want to waste space just because you can? I'm not seeing the point there. Sure, you could do it, but for what purpose?

If you're really bothered by having so much unused disk space, why not do something useful with it like expanding your pagefile size, allocating more space to shadowcopy and system restore points, supercache, etc. Alternativly, why noy sell your "too big" SSDs in favor of smaller ones and recoup some of the cost of that rediclious laptop?
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