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I am just wanting to know if anyone could help me out with a few questions. One is are you able to put a SSD and a regular HDD in like a raid 0, if so would you recommend doing that, or just get a SSD have that as the drive with the operating system and the main software that i plan to use the most and then just have a regular HDD as a second drive for like music, movies, etc. Im not sure on whats the easiest and the best way to go when it comes to dealing with deciding on hard drives. THanks for all the help!
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just put your OS on the SSD, with my OS and a few programs I'm using 26gb. Put your games/storage on your HDD.
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i dont see why you couldnt put SSD + HDD in RAID 0, but it would be highly in[practical.
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No you can't mix SSD and HD in a RAID setup.
And keep your games on the SSD or you'll be defeating your purpose.
Any programs not speed related can go on the HD. (except virus programs and some programs that just want to be installed on the C drive, like Office for one)
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I am just wanting to know if anyone could help me out with a few questions. One is are you able to put a SSD and a regular HDD in like a raid 0, if so would you recommend doing that, or just get a SSD have that as the drive with the operating system and the main software that i plan to use the most and then just have a regular HDD as a second drive for like music, movies, etc. Im not sure on whats the easiest and the best way to go when it comes to dealing with deciding on hard drives. THanks for all the help!


The latter of the two options is the best case scenario. Also watch your Pagefile.sys I would shrink it or disable, but that depends on your RAM size that sub system folder is the size of your RAM and can eat up a lot of valuable SSD real estate.
    
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