If i symbolic link something to an ssd will it run faster Tags: SSD Storage Last response: November 13, 2012 6:44 PM in Storage Share bfalcon September 15, 2012 6:02:58 AM Hey guys, I've read up on this and I am fairly sure it is a yes but to put my mind at ease , if I symbolic link something to an SSDwill it run faster? Thanks! More about : symbolic link ssd run faster tomatthe a b G Storage September 17, 2012 11:16:18 PM What are you trying to setup? A symbolic link generally is just a link to another file location. If you explain what you are trying to setup it would be easier to answer your question. JohnnyLucky a c 257 G Storage September 18, 2012 1:57:42 AM ^5 +1 what tomathe said. Please provide a brief explanation of what you want to try. Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Get the answer Poisonedrat November 13, 2012 6:44:46 PM I think I get what he's asking and it's what I would like to know too. With an SSD, the loading times etc for programs and documents are faster however. they have limited space. If I were to store, say a game, on my HDD and Symlink it to my SSD would the game still get the speed boost from the SSD? I'm thinking not... Can't find your answer ? Ask ! Publish Related resources Diablo3 Symbolic Link ? Forum SSDs symbolic link and read speeds Forum Windows 8 Slow Web Browsing on Chrome, Firefox, IE? Win 7 Faster !? Forum Need quiet storage. SSD , Hybrid, HDD 2.5" or 3.5" Forum SSD Boot Drive + HDD with Both on C:\ Forum A Guide: How to transfer some Steam games onto your SSD ! Forum How to transfer and link programs/files between a SSD and HDD? Forum How big of an SSD should I get to make windows faster ? Forum 1 x SSD vs 2 7200RPM SATA in RAID1....What would be faster ? Forum if i put 4 SSDs in RAID0 instead of 1 SSD what exactly will be faster Forum [Urgent Help Please!] Raid 0 between 2 SSDs not working (pics) Forum SSD 's BF3 Boot times and setup questions Forum Advice? File Server / HTPC with 8 HDDs Forum Moving os onto an ssd from hdd Forum Issues with AHCI after Win 7 Pro 64 installation on SSD .... Forum High-End personal Workstation Guidance Forum Configuration of SSD & HDD storage roles Forum Possible to make Win7 Boot faster on i7 rig? Forum Best SSD Of 2013, Which is it? Forum SSD to HDD clone will not boot Forum More resources Read discussions in other Storage categories Hard Drives DVD Drives DVD Writers Optical Media Flash Media NAS/RAID SSD Western Digital !