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I just bought an Intel 330 series 120gb ssd for my new build. I plan on using it as my boot drive for windows 7 home premium (oem). While I know that space is fine for the os, I wanted to know if it would be a good idea to use it for games (minecraft, steam files, etc). I'm not sure because the games could use up more lifespan due to reads/writes. Is it a good idea to do this or should I just use my 1tb hdd?
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    There are no lifespan issues with current generation SSDs.

    Just disable defrag and use the SSD as you would a HDD.

    Windows automatically disables defrag on all SSDs it detects when you run WEI (Windows Experience Index).
  2. Best answer selected by ibshortkid94.
  3. Thanks for the fast response, I'm going to see how far this one gets me then I might get a dedicated game ssd in the future if i get space issues.
  4. Yes, space issues are the only thing you have to worry about with SSDs.
  5. Dereck47 said:
    Yes, space issues are the only thing you have to worry about with SSDs.


    Hi :)

    Not quite, a LOT of SSD`s fail within 2 to 3 years...

    All the best Brett :)
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