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Run games on hdd through ssd?

Last response: in Storage
July 10, 2012 12:00:10 AM

ok so i have a 60gb ocz vertex 3 and a 500gb hdd. ssd is my boot drive. I currently have bf3 on my ssd and steam on my hdd. bf3 is taking up a lot of space so i was wondering if there was a way to install bf3 on my hdd yet still run it through my ssd? idk if this is a dumb question or not.


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a c 351 G Storage
July 10, 2012 12:10:38 AM

Files installed on SSD are loaded @ the throughput of the SSD, if a file is on the HDD it is read at the speed of the HDD.
a b G Storage
July 10, 2012 12:43:32 AM

you can investigate intel srt (ssd caching), and repartition and set aside a portion of the ssd to speed up what it thinks is best.

It's a compromise solution, as the first time used will be same speed, but subsequent accesses will be faster.

Or spend some cash and get more SSD in your SSD, yo
a c 351 G Storage
July 10, 2012 2:44:19 AM

With only a 60 Gig SSD, forget SRT caching.
Personally, I don't recommend a 60 gig SSD, which is really only about 50 gigs usable.
A "GOOD" 128 gig sata III SSD in now down to $100 +/- $10 on sale.
That could replace his OS + program 60 gig SSD which he could then dedicate that for his game files.