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New to building and ssd..just a simple answer

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November 9, 2012 12:51:49 PM

CPU Intel Core i5-3570K 3.4GHz Quad-Core
CPU Cooler Cooler Master Hyper 212 EVO
Motherboard ASRock Z77 Extreme4 ATX LGA1155
Memory Corsair Vengeance 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3-1600
Storage Western Digital Caviar Black 1TB 3.5" 7200RPM
OCZ Vertex 3 120GB 2.5" SSD
Video Card Gigabyte Radeon HD 7950 3GB
Case Zalman Z11 Plus ATX Mid Tower
Power Supply Corsair 750W ATX12V / EPS12V
Optical Drive LG GH24NS90 DVD/CD Writer

hey guys when i'm gonna put the hdd+ssd does it matter where i put them???i want the OS to be on the do i have to do anything special so i can install the OS on the ssd??

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November 9, 2012 1:15:59 PM

make sure that the hdd is not connected when installing windows. If it is, it will put some files on both.
November 9, 2012 1:17:32 PM

so basically i'm gonna put first the ssd install windows and then i'm gonna install this right??
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November 9, 2012 1:17:50 PM

Before you install windows on the SSD go into BIOS and make sure SATA Controller is set to AHCI mode.
November 9, 2012 1:23:59 PM

Yes, that is correct.

Make sure you use AHCI mode to get the most out of your SSD.
November 9, 2012 1:24:58 PM

yep, that's right.
Good Luck!
November 9, 2012 1:33:32 PM

i'sure when its time i'm gonna be here for help.....thanks for answering