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April 21, 2014 6:16:58 AM

How much difference will there be in performance with a 60gb caching ssd (intel srt) and a 120gb ssd, 2 partitions with 1 for caching and 1 for os..?
I have a bit of money to spend and i dont know if i should get a 60 or 120gb ssd.. The 120gb would be 20€ more expensive. Or could i get a 60gb one and do the same with that as i would do with the 120gb one?

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a c 815 G Storage
April 21, 2014 7:01:47 AM

Get the 120, and don't cache any part of it. No need to.

The 120 can hold the OS and all your applications apart from games.
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April 21, 2014 2:16:34 PM

I agree with USAFRet 100%

If you can afford to purchase a 120GB SATA 3 6Gb/s solid state drive, then there is no need to do the caching. You should be able to install Microsoft Windows, your software applications, utilities, and a favorite game or two on your ssd. If you have more favorite games you can store them on a hard disk drive and swap them out as needed. It is a typical user scenario.
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