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Yeah you're right. We couldn't change alot of the video settings. Maybe with console commands or stuff like that it may be possible but thats inaccessible for some less advanced users.
Anyway, are your SSD troubles solved now?
    
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Yeah you're right. We couldn't change alot of the video settings. Maybe with console commands or stuff like that it may be possible but thats inaccessible for some less advanced users.
Anyway, are your SSD troubles solved now?
Yeah, how's it going Brad
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Yeah, how's it going Brad
Am trying windows on the SSD. I will store games to the hdd's and use steam mover to move 1 game at a time as i only have 16GB Free. Gaz, have you done those tweaks on your OS SSD such as disable prefetch,page file ect?
I need to regain sme space. Also, my software is on the hdd's along with images, docs ect.
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And is my SSD performing as it should?
Guess what, my stuttering has reduced by at least 90% with running games off this SSD. It feels better, smoother, and 1000000% more fun! Infact, i did a whole level without any stutter at all!
The results look good! After all, the read/write says up to 285/275, right? Compare that to your results! Not bad, eh?

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Am trying windows on the SSD. I will store games to the hdd's and use steam mover to move 1 game at a time as i only have 16GB Free. Gaz, have you done those tweaks on your OS SSD such as disable prefetch,page file ect?
I need to regain sme space. Also, my software is on the hdd's along with images, docs ect.
Here are all of the tweaks you need to know about:

* Windows 7 Ultimate Tweaks & Utilities *

Tutorials: Real world Windows 7 SSD tweaks and optimization


You can also move any of the folders in C:\\Users\\You to anywhere you want by using a feature built right into Windows:
  1. Right-click one of the folders
  2. Choose Properties
  3. Switch to the Location tab
  4. The rest should be self-explanatory, but please ask any questions you may come across

Beyond this though, don't move anything without asking OCN first. I mean, I am seeing way too many people these days attempting to move things on their own, such as the AppData folders when they should be left alone. But instead, people move them anyway and then wonder why they have nothing but problems. They could have avoided all of these headaches if they had just asked first. But no, they say "I know what I'm doing simply because I know how to access these special folders".

It's the same thing with the Registry: I see way too many people making changes that they think will help their SSD somehow, but instead they end up with absolutely nothing but problems. But no, they say "I know what I'm doing simply because I know how to access these parts of the Registry".
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The results look good! After all, the read/write says up to 285/275, right? Compare that to your results! Not bad, eh?


Here are all of the tweaks you need to know about:

* Windows 7 Ultimate Tweaks & Utilities *

Tutorials: Real world Windows 7 SSD tweaks and optimization


You can also move any of the folders in C:\\Users\\You to anywhere you want by using a feature built right into Windows:
  1. Right-click one of the folders
  2. Choose Properties
  3. Switch to the Location tab
  4. The rest should be self-explanatory, but please ask any questions you may come across

Beyond this though, don't move anything without asking OCN first. I mean, I am seeing way too many people these days attempting to move things on their own, such as the AppData folders when they should be left alone. But instead, people move them anyway and then wonder why they have nothing but problems. They could have avoided all of these headaches if they had just asked first. But no, they say "I know what I'm doing simply because I know how to access these special folders".

It's the same thing with the Registry: I see way too many people making changes that they think will help their SSD somehow, but instead they end up with absolutely nothing but problems. But no, they say "I know what I'm doing simply because I know how to access these parts of the Registry".
After the tweaks, ive gained from 16GB to 25GB. Windows shuts down faster with this SSD, but everything such as opening stuff seems to be the same speed as the raid except games.
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After installing the OS and a game on the SSD, the stutter is far worse than when i ran OS on the raid and SSD for games. I knew it! Why did i go against myself lol.
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After installing the OS and a game on the SSD, the stutter is far worse than when i ran OS on the raid and SSD for games. I knew it! Why did i go against myself lol.
I find it curious that you have problems that no one else on here seems to have. I had no stutter with my OS and games on my 1TB drive. I have no issues with my OS on my SSD and games both on my SSD and 1TB drive.
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I find it curious that you have problems that no one else on here seems to have. I had no stutter with my OS and games on my 1TB drive. I have no issues with my OS on my SSD and games both on my SSD and 1TB drive.
Well, if you know what's going on then give me a PM lol.

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Just got a Crucial C300 for my sig rig and I love it! 128GB for around $260


Best I could find.
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