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! m 0 l Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources SolvedHow to configure a newly build PC and how to use an SSD and HDD together? Forum SolvedJust upgraded to a ssd, but can't use programs from hdd Forum SolvedHow do I upgrade from a HDD to a SSD. (Installing Windows) Forum SolvedHow to use an SSD for a boot drive and HDD for most files? Forum SolvedHow can I use my SSD for windows 7 and other applications, while using my HDD for games, photos, music Forum SolvedHow to use ssd for boot instead of the hdd? Forum SolvedNew SSD......how to use old HDD as is Forum SolvedA few questions on how to best use an SSD/HDD storage setup Forum Cloning a laptop HDD to a SSD for use in a desktop build: How do I get rid of laptop drivers??? Forum SolvedUpgrading to a SSD from my HDD, can I still use my retail Windows 7 on the new drive? Forum How can I use programmes from my HDD. New SSD installed with OS on. Forum Can I use programs on my HDD while im on my SSD (if yes, how?). Forum How to use new HDD with SSD? Forum Advice on how to setup/use a 2 SSD, 3tb HDD setup? Forum How do I install Windows 7 onto SSD and use HDD as a Primary Drive? Forum How to use ssd+hdd Forum How do you use your SSD/HDD setup? Forum SolvedHDD to SSD upgrade: Intel P55 limitation, how to proceed? Forum SSD HDD setup problem, how to use hdd as storage? Forum How many gigs does W7 use HDD/SSD space? Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !