bostonhokie wrote: After everything is back to working order, I'm going to do a few of the tweaks from Sean's Guide http://www.overclock.net/t/1156654/sean ... -ssds-hdds to optimize, but does anyone have any additional tips or recommendations from personal experience?
IMO 120GB is not big enough to partition. Between the OS, apps, and may be a couple of games, you may be pretty much done with that capacity.bostonhokie wrote:Is there any reason to partition a SSD? Right now I have "Disk 0 Unallocated Space 111.8GB" can I just install windows to that or do I need a partition first?
I only redirected the 4 Library folders (Documents, Music, Pictures, and Videos). On my brother's machine where he tends to throw stuff on Desktop, I redirected that too. Some people want to move the entire Profiles folder, but on a 120GB drive, space should not be that tight, and temp files from web browsers and other apps can remain on the SSD taking advantage of the speed.Ryu Connor wrote:Folder Redirection
bostonhokie wrote:Thanks for that, Flying Fox! I'm okay with the 100mb recovery and I really had no intent/desire on partitioning the SSD at all I just wanted to make sure I wasn't missing out on something. I need to do some research into folder redirection and junctions and stuff like that, but at the moment I don't have a lot on the computer to begin with. I'm going to use the SSD just for basic stuff since its only 120GB. Any suggestions on everyday or useful programs that get a significant boost from residing on the SSD rather than the HDD?
bostonhokie wrote:I think I need to just play around with this, but I'm having trouble figuring out how to integrate the 2 drives. Since I have Windows on both, my HDD is laid out with all the same folders and I need to merge them I guess?
bostonhokie wrote:And is there an easy way to migrate a program from the HDD to the SSD or am I better just reinstalling?
bostonhokie wrote:Also, in Disk Management, my SSD is showing up as Disk1 and my HDD is showing up as Disk0, is that normal? And both disks have system reserves, can I delete the one from the HDD?
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