How do i upgrade to a ssd and use my hdd Tags: Hard Drives SSD Storage Last response: August 6, 2012 3:56 AM in Storage Share AngryJoe August 5, 2012 5:27:39 PM I have a 500gb hdd i built my computer for gaming but on a budget, i want to soon upgrade to a ssd, so my question is how do i upgrade to a ssd and put win 7 on there and and some games i want to boot fast?? Please help! Thanks More about : upgrade ssd hdd cchartsell August 6, 2012 3:56:53 AM Someone please correct me if I'm wrong, but this is what I would do. 1. Install Windows 7 on SSD 2. Go to BIOS and make it boot from SSD 3. Move files to SSD that you don't want erased 4. Format HDD 5. Move old files back to HDD that you don't want on SSD ^^ that's exactly what I did on the build I just finished and it worked great! Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources How can I use my old HDD with my new SSD ? Forum SSD plus 1 HDD vs. 2 HDDs in RAID 0 or use external drives for video editing on Forum Storage upgrade [ HDD vs SSD ] Forum Best way to use ssd as hdd cache Forum How To Install OS to SSD And Everything Else To HDD ? Forum Just upgraded to an SSD from HDD , how to migrate data? Forum HDD or SSD upgrade help Forum Cloning OS on HDD to new SSD .. how ? Forum Full SSD , Free HDD , How to Go To Raid Forum How to upgrade from RAID 0 HDD to SSD + RAID 0 HDD ? Driver problem Forum How would I use a SSD & HDD together? Forum Windows 7 upgrade on new SSD/HDD build Forum Upgrade question for Vista on HDD to Windows 8 on new SSD . Forum Pre-existing HDD want upgrade ssd Forum How to use ssd+hdd Forum My computer is saying that there is a hard disk failure Forum How to upgrade from RAID 0 HDD to SSD + RAID 0 HDD? Driver problem Forum How to upgrade my sony vaio TZ16VGN to a bigger size of HDD as it getting slow Forum How to upgrade two raid 0 hard drives? Forum How to Upgrade Raid 5 array with larger hard disks Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !