Solved 250GB SSD better to use as cache or primary drive. Tags: SSD Cache Storage Hard Drives Software Last response: September 26, 2013 3:32 AM in Storage Share Mutant_Guy September 24, 2013 4:31:38 AM Going to purchase a 250gb ssd with a plan of using as primary drive. (OS + Software).. And keep the 1tb hard drive for data.. How it compare to using 250gb ssd as cache in overall performance? More about : 250gb ssd cache primary drive USAFRet a c 753 G Storage September 24, 2013 4:40:24 AM No question....use it as the primary drive. Most cacheing technologies limit the cache portion to 64GB. So then you'd have to do some weird partitioning scheme to actually use the rest of it. m 0 l Best solution mad-max79 a b G Storage September 26, 2013 3:32:50 AM 250 GB is usually sufficient to store your OS and all your apps. You can place your music, images and videos on your hdd. So you know what is always fast, even programs you use very seldom. Share Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedmSATA Cache drive with SSD primary drive? Forum SolvedWould it be dumb to just put a 250gb ssd in a build and then just use a 2tb external hard drive for storage? Forum Is there a BENEFIT of Using a 2nd SSD as a Cache to the Primary SSD? Forum SolvedShould I use my 120 GB SSD as a boot drive or as a cache? Forum m.2 "Caching SSD" as primary drive? Forum SolvedShould I use a SSD drive AND a cache? Forum I have 2 250GB SSD's & 2 WD Black 2.5 HDD's in Raid10 how can I make the 2 SSD's Primary and the 2 WD 2.5.s mirror so I have S Forum SolvedIs it possible to use a SSD as OS drive AND cache? Forum Can I use a Cache drive AND an SSD? Forum How do I install Windows 7 onto SSD and use HDD as a Primary Drive? Forum SolvedWhich SSD is better around 250GB? Forum Can I use an SSD as Boot and Cache drive Forum 64 GB SSD - Use as Win7 Boot Drive or Cache ?? Forum SolvedCan I use a dead laptop's HDD as my primary boot drive? Forum SolvedSSD not booting as primary drive; System still recognizes old boot files Forum SolvedHow to add an SSD as a second non-boot drive with an HDD as primary in Windows 7 Forum SolvedUse external drive as primary drive Forum SolvedPrimary Drive for SSD? Forum Using the built-in SSD cache as boot drive Forum Solved3TB Drive as Primary - Can I use MBR with 2 partitions? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !