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#1 Hyrmine

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Posted 09 April 2013 - 05:31 PM

Do you guys all still have a HDD in your PC?
On my SSD I use 27 GB. On my HDD I use 45 GB.

I could easily have both on my SSD which is only 230 GB. I do have an external HDD where I have a lot of things on.
If I wanted to get more space and I don't need a whole TB would it be a good idea to just get a 512 GB SSD?
I remember reading that SSDs break faster and are more unstable so if I bought another would they become useless within 10 years or would they still work fine, just slower?

Also, if I bought another SSD and put all games on my secondary SSD would they run just as fast as if I would put them on my primary SSD on which Windows is too? Or do they run faster when they're on the same as Windows?

#2 Pharaun

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Posted 10 April 2013 - 01:49 AM

Really depends on what the fuck you do.  If you don't have a lot of pictures/videos/other random large files you can get by with only flash.

Modern SSDs are not going to break for you under normal usage.  If you're building a database for a webserver that's going to be constantly reading/writing for years on end, then you may start to see some problems.  But for a normal person who installs some games, plays some games, does some web browsing, maybe some photo/video editing, it's not a problem.

Yes, if you put games on a second SSD, they will be just as fast (roughly, there's some more details under the hood but the basic answer is yes).
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