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Anyone care to help a newbie with SSD and HDD??

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Hi Guys,

Forgive me if this is a stupid question, i am completely lost here with my new set up.

I got a new computer today, it comes with a 120GB SSD and a 2TB HDD.

After booting up the computer the 120 SSD is only showing in 'My Computer' along with the DVD drive, but my 2TB HDD is nowhere to be seen, even though i can pick it up in device management.

Whilst i appreciate the speed of the SSD, there is no way in hell a 120GB SSD will last me even a week, once i reinstall all my usual programs etc.

Can someone advice me on how i can switch my memory to my HDD and let everything run from that? Or if possible set them both up to run along side each other so i can benefit from both?

Thanks for any help in advance!

Josh
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What 'programs' are you referring to ?
Yes imho 120 GB is a bit small of a ssd in 2015.
 
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Samson SR850 Semi-Open Studio Reference Headphones
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i5 4690k @4.4Ghz Msi Z97 Gaming 5  Asus GTX 780 ti DirectCU II HyperX Savage RAM 8 Go 2400 MHZ DDR3 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
WD Green Desktop Mainstream 2 To Thermalright HR-02 Macho Rev. B Window 7 64bits Samsung SyncMaster P2470HD 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Corsair Raptor K30 Be Quiet! Straight Power 10 700W  Phanteks Enthoo Pro Window Perixx MX-1000 Iron 
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Thanks KaffieneKing, that did the trick thumb.gif
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good to see that worked , but could you please answer my first question ?
 
Good value headphones (with equalization)
Samson SR850 Semi-Open Studio Reference Headphones
My Rig
(3 photos)
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5 4690k @4.4Ghz Msi Z97 Gaming 5  Asus GTX 780 ti DirectCU II HyperX Savage RAM 8 Go 2400 MHZ DDR3 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
WD Green Desktop Mainstream 2 To Thermalright HR-02 Macho Rev. B Window 7 64bits Samsung SyncMaster P2470HD 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Corsair Raptor K30 Be Quiet! Straight Power 10 700W  Phanteks Enthoo Pro Window Perixx MX-1000 Iron 
AudioAudio
Asus Xonar U3 USB samson sr 850 
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Samson SR850 Semi-Open Studio Reference Headphones
My Rig
(3 photos)
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5 4690k @4.4Ghz Msi Z97 Gaming 5  Asus GTX 780 ti DirectCU II HyperX Savage RAM 8 Go 2400 MHZ DDR3 
Hard DriveCoolingOSMonitor
WD Green Desktop Mainstream 2 To Thermalright HR-02 Macho Rev. B Window 7 64bits Samsung SyncMaster P2470HD 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Corsair Raptor K30 Be Quiet! Straight Power 10 700W  Phanteks Enthoo Pro Window Perixx MX-1000 Iron 
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