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SSD-HDD storage options, what's the best?
Dec 27, 2012, 12:58 AM
I'm building my very first rig and getting into understanding the basics of computer building. I've heard about three different SSD-HDD combination options, which is the best?
Combination 1: A plain SSD and an HDD, with your more important files on the SSD for speed and the HDD for storage. This seems to be the most expensive
Combination 2: An SSD that is purely used for caching, like the Sandisk, with storage on the HDD. I've seen a 32GB one for $50, but would it be suitable for a gamer like me?
Combination 3: A hybrid Hard drive-SSD.
I want the combination that has the best speed performance with price obviously. I plan on using my rig for gaming and putting and using the SSD speed boost for games and the OS itself.
So which would be better of the three?
Feb 11, 2014
storage options what best
Dec 27, 2012, 9:50 PM
Dec 27, 2012, 11:58 PM
1. Will give you the best performance.
The only benefit you will see in games is a faster loading of levels from an SSD.
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Dec 28, 2012, 12:23 AM
Feb 11, 2014, 10:48 AM
I use Option #1 and it works great for me.
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