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  1. Joined : Jan 2014
    Oak Ridge TN, USA
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    Windows 10 Pro x64
       06 Jul 2015 #81

    [QUOTE=Gary;272527]
    stealth2920 said: View Post

    I use one of those. It does help. When all is said and done and when I upgrade to Windows 10, I may just get an SSD and be done with the Spinners.
    Use both.. an SSD for the OS/Programs and a spinner for data. That's the best way to make use of them, IMO
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  2. Joined : Sep 2014
    Posts : 92
    64-bit 10240 10 Pro
       06 Jul 2015 #82

    Thanks Jeff that makes sense.
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  3.    06 Jul 2015 #83

    [QUOTE=BunnyJ;272528]
    Gary said: View Post

    Use both.. an SSD for the OS/Programs and a spinner for data. That's the best way to make use of them, IMO
    Exactly. I have 3 SSD's and 1 1TB harddrive. I dual boot Win 7 and Win 10 preview on two of the SSD's and use the Hard Drive for data, games, backups etc. The other SSD is cloned to whatever OS I am using (Win 7 for now) and is removable and stored. All drives are removable with the adapters so when I install new OS, or previews, I just eject all drives but the one I am installing on. No boot errors or any issues.
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  4. Joined : Jul 2014
    Serbia
    Posts : 6,983
    All kinds
       06 Jul 2015 #84

    It's nice when a case has bays for removable drives, just have to pull it out a bit so it disconnects.
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  5.    06 Jul 2015 #85

    CountMike said: View Post
    It's nice when a case has bays for removable drives, just have to pull it out a bit so it disconnects.
    Yeah makes it easy. Mine has levers that you just pull and it ejects the drive.
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  6. Joined : Aug 2014
    Florida
    Posts : 432
    W10 AU & W10 Insider
       06 Jul 2015 #86

    CountMike said: View Post
    It's nice when a case has bays for removable drives, just have to pull it out a bit so it disconnects.
    I have these on my test rig. One has 8.1, the other has w10. I slide out the w8 drive when I install W10. Once it is "stable", I can either remove it and slide in W8.1 or leave them both in and select the OS I want during boot up. This is $17, Vantec NexStar SE MRK-525ST Dual 2.5 - Newegg.com
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  7. Joined : Sep 2014
    Posts : 92
    64-bit 10240 10 Pro
       06 Jul 2015 #87

    meebers said: View Post
    I have these on my test rig. One has 8.1, the other has w10. I slide out the w8 drive when I install W10. Once it is "stable", I can either remove it and slide in W8.1 or leave them both in and select the OS I want during boot up. The $ is $17, Vantec NexStar SE MRK-525ST Dual 2.5 - Newegg.com
    Thanks now all I need is the SSD's.
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  8. Joined : Aug 2014
    Florida
    Posts : 432
    W10 AU & W10 Insider
       06 Jul 2015 #88

    Gary said: View Post
    Thanks now all I need is the SSD's.
    The ssd's seem to be getting lower in price and higher in capacity :-). I run a 256 ssd as the main and store data on a 1tb spinner
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  9. Joined : Oct 2014
    Posts : 1,454
    W10 Pro + W10 Preview
       07 Jul 2015 #89

    meebers said: View Post
    I have these on my test rig. One has 8.1, the other has w10. I slide out the w8 drive when I install W10. Once it is "stable", I can either remove it and slide in W8.1 or leave them both in and select the OS I want during boot up. This is $17, Vantec NexStar SE MRK-525ST Dual 2.5 - Newegg.com
    Here in the UK it is one massive ripoff....this is on Amazon
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  10. Joined : Jul 2014
    Serbia
    Posts : 6,983
    All kinds
       07 Jul 2015 #90

    Ugh, for that money it should come with at least one SSD !!!!
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