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I just bought a new SSD and will be reinstalling my OS soon. I currently have the OS on my Agility SSD and games on my WD Black 750GB HDD.

I never dealt with situations like this before since I always install everything on one HDD before using SSDs.

Is it possible for me to install some games on one driver, and other games on another drive? Like Bad Company 2 on my SSD since I play it a lot and install other games onto the WD Black?
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https://support.steampowered.com/kb_...7710-tdlc-0426

might help
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Or you can install steam and then move installed games to wherever you want e.g. install steam to your mechanical hard drive and then move your most played game/s to your ssd by using steam mover http://www.ghacks.net/2010/09/03/ste...-other-drives/
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The best thing to do is install Steam to a seperate mechanical drive then use junctions or Steam Mover to move just the games you want to the SSD.

There's a thread on Steam Mover here, and another thread on making the junctions by hand yourself if you want to here.

Either works really well, I have Steam installed on my WD black 640 but use SteamMover to put the few often played games onto my Vertex 1 and get all the benefits of super fast load times.
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