That would work assuming you know what format to put on each partition. It's a bit of a messy setup though. I would probably go with one ssd that had win/ubuntu on it, and then have a storage drive that both os used.
Why not just put them on the same drive? That setup could get messy, especially when you run into programs that don't like to install on anything but your C (boot) drive. Wubi, for instance, will allow you to easily create an Ubuntu partition for the OS and all its files. http://www.ubuntu.com/download/desktop/windows-installe...
I can answer that! Ubuntu is awesome in the sense that it gives you access to literally thousands of software applications.....free! Including tools, that you can use to fix computers. One of the most popular being the tools used for partitioning and setting up hard drives. If you don't have Ubuntu, and have never tried it.....I recommend you start playing. you will be amazed ay=t how useful it is. in fact.....I bet many computer repair places keep at least one Ubuntu machine on hand.
I myself have not used any of that software. So, i can't answer that question. But, i agree that 60gb is a bit skinny for two OS. It's enough.....but not by much. I wouldn't be comfortable with it. Can you get an 80g instead?
My system is set up the way you describe. A Samsung 830, 128gb SSD for Windows 7 and important apps and games, and less important apps on the second hard drive (including browser caches, downloads folder and game caches). The Win7 pagefile is also in a separate partition on the second drive. It all works nicely for me and the SSD is free of any frequent writes and unnecessary clutter. The Xubuntu bootloader (Grub) is installed in the second hard drive's MBR, so I use the Gigabyte mobo boot menu to select that drive when desired. Don't know how you feel about the "mess" but I happen to love the setup. I don't use a separate /home partition with Xubuntu.