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Originally Posted by ASSSETS;11810308 
I thought when you use SSD you move page file to another drive.

Depends on what you want. If you want speed you put it on the SSD. If you want the SSD to last, you move it to a different drive.
If possible you remove it completely and make sure you have enough RAM to never need it.
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The page file is probably taking up a lot of space. You've got 8GB of RAM, so you should be able to tell Windows to use the platter drive for the page file. Just to be safe, I'd set it to a specific size, and put it on a partition all its own.

EDIT - just saw the pics of your drive space. I scanned thru the thread too quickly for my craptastic internet service to load the pics...
Edited by Razinhail - 12/28/10 at 5:53pm
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I tried out that SpaceSniffer program, and I have a 1.3GB System Volume Information file. Is that okay to delete?
 
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I tried out that SpaceSniffer program, and I have a 1.3GB System Volume Information file. Is that okay to delete?
http://indrajitc.wordpress.com/2008/...e-information/

It's the files needed to do a system restoration.
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http://indrajitc.wordpress.com/2008/...e-information/

It's the files needed to do a system restoration.
Is there a way to make windows save the files on the D: drive?
 
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Is there a way to make windows save the files on the D: drive?
Try googling it. I don't know and it's 3:22 AM.
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http://indrajitc.wordpress.com/2008/...e-information/

It's the files needed to do a system restoration.
it saves data at some point in time. But you don't need 10-15 images for last year. my folder was 10 Gb. delete everything and make new one. 600-700 Mb.
 
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Wow... I would put Windows and frequently used applications (note--not games) on the SSD. All other stuff I'd put on your HDD.

Wouldn't bother with a RAID0 array with SSD's unless you have a good, very fast, dedicated controller. And even then, it'll hardly be worth it. Because...:

It still escapes me why people put games on their SSD's and RAID0 arrays. Neither have any noticeable impact on game load times. Game load time is inevitably due to CPU speed because all of the game files are stored in a compressed format on the HD--the reason why games take a while to load is not disk speed, but rather because the CPU needs to decompress all of the files. Reading them takes hardly any time.

And in RAID you lose TRIM support (afaik).



Abandon the 40GB one? Why not use it exclusively for Windows and nothing else? If you get a second, separate SSD, this will give you the most optimal system performance.
Because raid 0 has better performance?
yes trim is gone
who cares?
The revo drives and made the same way
and the pci-e is alot more responsive than some dumb sata 3 controller lag.
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it saves data at some point in time. But you don't need 10-15 images for last year. my folder was 10 Gb. delete everything and make new one. 600-700 Mb.
So it only needs to be 600 MB for a proper backup?
 
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I will check when I get off work, But if i remeber correctly, I installed windows and MS Office as soon as my build was completed and at that time I had only around 8 GB of free space- after I did all the updates and such I was down to 3.61 GB and its been down hill ever since.



Since I'm not sure, probably not.

Running into problems with no page is extremly rare, but it DOES happen. From personal experience, leave 1 gb for page. Thats WAYYYY more than enough, as long as you have something to page with.
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