Solved Should I only connect SSD to install windows on a new build? Tags: Windows SSD Connection Storage New Build Last response: May 25, 2014 5:05 AM in Storage Share d4v0 May 24, 2014 8:35:47 PM Hello everyone I am making a build and I was wondering if I should only connect my SSD first to install windows then connect my HDD? Thanks! More about : connect ssd install windows build Reply to d4v0 Best solution kenrivers a c 154 G Storage May 24, 2014 8:53:19 PM Yes, that would be the way to go. Otherwise Windows will create a System Reserve partition on the second drive which could be problematic if (when) that drive fails. Reply to kenrivers Share d4v0 May 24, 2014 9:00:57 PM kenrivers said:Yes, that would be the way to go. Otherwise Windows will create a System Reserve partition on the second drive which could be problematic if (when) that drive fails. Awesome thanks! Reply to d4v0 m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer kenrivers a c 154 G Storage May 25, 2014 5:05:43 AM d4v0 said:kenrivers said:Yes, that would be the way to go. Otherwise Windows will create a System Reserve partition on the second drive which could be problematic if (when) that drive fails. Awesome thanks! You're welcome. I'm glad I could help. Reply to kenrivers m 0 l Ask the community Post an answer Related resources SolvedShould I install windows 8.1 updates BEFORE replacing the HDD of a brand new laptop with an SSD? Forum SolvedPre-install Windows 8.1 Pro x64 on secondary SSD for new system build? Forum New ssd- should I re-install windows onto it? Forum New PC Build - Windows 8.1 only recognizes SSD but not HDD Forum SolvedCan I install Windows 8 on an SSD as the only storage space? Forum SolvedHave a LEGAL new Sony laptop with Windows 8.0, wanting to downgrade to Windows 7. Both 64bit. Have new 2.5" SSD to install. Forum Solvedshould i install OS in SSD without connecting HDD ? Forum SolvedAnother help me install windows 8 on new SSD from old HDD Help Please Forum SolvedHow do I move ONLY Windows to my new SSD? Forum SolvedNovice needs steps to install Win7 only on my new SSD Forum SolvedInstalled Steam Client after a Windows clean install on a new SSD, how would I easily download/install games on either drive? Forum SolvedSSD and NAS only for new build? Forum Can I connect SSD with bad Windows 7 install via SATA/USB to notebook running Windows 7SP1 so as to wipe entire SSD clean Forum SolvedMigrating windows 8.1 or clean install to new SSD Forum Can\'t install Windows on my SSD/new build Forum SolvedJust got a new SSD, Windows 7 Index Score is only 6.9, normal? Forum should I install windows on the SSD on a seagate SSHD Forum which drivers should i install after formatting windows 7......... i need to connect to my bsnl wifi modem Forum SolvedCan't Re-install Windows 8 on a Newly Installed SSD on my new MSI GE60 Laptop Forum SolvedShould i install my games or my operating system on my new SSD? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !