1. Joined : Aug 2015
    Posts : 15
    Microsoft Windows 10 Professional 64-bit Build 10586
       23 Sep 2015 #1

    ssd and hdd


    What should i buy?
    128gb ssd and 500gb hdd or 500gb ssd.
    And if i will buy 128gb ssd and 500gb hdd and i will install win10 on the hdd, the ssd will help win10 to boot?
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  2. Joined : May 2015
    Posts : 111
    Win 7
       23 Sep 2015 #2

    SSD for system installation. HDD for data restore. u can do a clean install on the SSD. and copy all the files to the HDD.
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  3. Joined : Feb 2015
    Bamberg Germany
    Posts : 12,921
    Microsoft Windows 10 Pro 64-bit 14393 Multiprocessor Free
       23 Sep 2015 #3

    You might want to think of this option to: OS on SSD with data and system images(if you make them) on the HDD, then move your user profile to the HDD.

    See this tutorial from @Kari
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  4.    23 Sep 2015 #4

    At the moment the sweet spot for OS SSDs is 240gb so if you can, get that size and whatever size HD you can afford after that.
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  5. Joined : Oct 2014
    Posts : 655
    Windows 7
       23 Sep 2015 #5

    ExtendLord said: View Post
    What should i buy?
    128gb ssd and 500gb hdd or 500gb ssd.
    And if i will buy 128gb ssd and 500gb hdd and i will install win10 on the hdd, the ssd will help win10 to boot?
    To obtain significant benefits from the SSD the OS must be installed there. The ideal situation from a performance standpoint would be to have an SSD large enough for both OS and all data. The only problem with that is cost. A good compromise is to have a smaller SSD of about 120 - 256 GB for the OS and applications and a larger HD for data. Typically your data will require more storage space and will benefit less from the SSD.
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  6. Joined : Feb 2015
    Bamberg Germany
    Posts : 12,921
    Microsoft Windows 10 Pro 64-bit 14393 Multiprocessor Free
       23 Sep 2015 #6

    LMiller7 said: View Post
    To obtain significant benefits from the SSD the OS must be installed there. The ideal situation from a performance standpoint would be to have an SSD large enough for both OS and all data. The only problem with that is cost. A good compromise is to have a smaller SSD of about 120 - 256 GB for the OS and applications and a larger HD for data. Typically your data will require more storage space and will benefit less from the SSD.
    Data is read into memory and held there(when you have enough RAM) anyhow. You just need to make sure the HDD doesn't go to sleep by turning Link Power Management off, and "Turn off disk after" is set to Never in advanced power options.
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  7. Joined : Aug 2015
    Posts : 15
    Microsoft Windows 10 Professional 64-bit Build 10586
       23 Sep 2015 #7

    Ty, mod please lock.
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