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August 23, 2012 8:41:15 PM

When i do i fresh install of windows 7 on a 30gb ssd, can i put the program files and the users file on a 1tb SSD? If so, how?

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a b $ Windows 7
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August 23, 2012 8:55:04 PM

Most people get at least a 60GB with 128GB probably the favorite. Personally, I got a 256GB.
August 23, 2012 8:59:39 PM

a 30gb comes in a combo, so i save money. I plan on upgrading later to a 128gb
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August 23, 2012 9:03:59 PM
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30gb wont really be enough for windows once you count in all the updates and drivers and etc. You will need to move basically everything except windows itself to the secondary.

The windows folder alone on my PC is 18gb - thats including no program files or etc. And remember that 30gb will not be 30gb usable. Its almost not worth getting the SSD at all. I would only get 30gb in a USB drive.
a b $ Windows 7
a c 154 G Storage
August 23, 2012 9:04:10 PM

halomaster1239 said:
When i do i fresh install of windows 7 on a 30gb ssd, can i put the program files and the users file on a 1tb SSD? If so, how?


I think you mean 1tb HDD, not SSD.

Most of the time, your are asked if the default "C" drive is where you wish to install your game or app.
No reason you can't change that to the 1tb hard drive.

But... with only 30gb, and probably 26gb useable, you will have to be very careful about space.
Hisabling hibernation before you ever use it can save you the hiberfile.
Keep the page file small, particularly if you have plenty of ram.

Really, change that out for 80-120gb ssd. A ssd becomes sluggish as ti nears the filled point.
Perhaps you can use the 30gb ssd as a cache for the hard drive.
August 23, 2012 9:10:11 PM

if i bought another 120 GB ssd, i would have to ditch the other 30gb ssd till i get a better motherboard. OK thanks
August 23, 2012 9:10:22 PM

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August 23, 2012 9:14:22 PM

my mother board supports only 2 sata 6Gb/s ports
August 23, 2012 9:17:06 PM

This might be late but, you should purchase another 30 gig ssd and put in raid 0.

LM
August 23, 2012 9:25:38 PM

no ill just get a 120gb ssd. Itll be better in the long run.
August 24, 2012 12:41:30 AM

Thanks. feel free to ask follow up.
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