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Just got a c300 128gb ssd..What should I set the PAGEFILE to?

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Hey all, I am a complete n00b when it comes to ssds and the PAGEFILE. I am going to leave it on the ssd (i read thats fine) but should I resize it?

If so, what should I set it to? I have 4gb of RAM..thanks, and sorry for the basic question

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Just leave it on Windows managed.
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Just leave it on Windows managed.
and dont resize it or anything?
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What do you have to gain by resizing it?
Do you even know what you're changing?
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Hey all, I am a complete n00b when it comes to ssds and the PAGEFILE. I am going to leave it on the ssd (i read thats fine) but should I resize it?

If so, what should I set it to? I have 4gb of RAM..thanks, and sorry for the basic question

About to do a fresh windows 7 install after i update the firmware to 0006 version, and enable ahci...
Here is everything you need to know about tweaking your ssd.

http://www.ocztechnologyforum.com/fo...l=1#post442158
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200 mb

200mb

and press set

Done.
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Personally I would disable it (even though I'll get flamed for saying this), however depending on your usage pattern you may run into 'out of memory' errors.
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What do you have to gain by resizing it?
Do you even know what you're changing?
no clue, thats why i asked here lol
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Here is everything you need to know about tweaking your ssd.

http://www.ocztechnologyforum.com/fo...l=1#post442158
great guide, thanks, reading it now, tons of info!
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no clue, thats why i asked here lol
It's for virtual memory.
Traditionally Windows (and other OS's) have expanded the available memory capacity by swapping with the hard disk. Therefore, in high utilization environments your system will dump some of the RAM contents to a sectioned off part of the hard disk. Since the transfer rate of a hard disk is orders of magnitude slower than RAM, you generally take a huge performance hit once you begin to rely on swap space. This is why traditionally systems with mechanical HDD's and low amounts of RAM chug along SO SLOWLY

For the fastest experience you can disable the page file. Your system won't use any HDD for RAM space, but instead of 'effectively having 8 GB of RAM' you now have 4, and once you run out Windows starts throwing errors.
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