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10 Mar 2013   #1
OCIR

windows 7 home permium 64 bits
 
 
compress

Is it ok to compress a ssd on the c/drive to save disk space?
i just need all the space i can get


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10 Mar 2013   #2
Parman

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

I don't know a reason not to, but other know a lot more about ssds
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10 Mar 2013   #3
indianacarnie

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

I really hate to post links to other sites, but I read this right after I installed my ssd and bookmarked it.

Should You Compress Data On Your SSD? : Freeing Up Capacity On An SSD With NTFS Compression
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10 Mar 2013   #4
OCIR

windows 7 home permium 64 bits
 
 

i got a 120gig intel 520 ssd and BF3 takes a lot i only have 30 gigs left
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11 Mar 2013   #5
UsernameIssues

W7 Pro SP1 64bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by indianacarnie View Post
I really hate to post links to other sites, but I read this right after I installed my ssd and bookmarked it.

Should You Compress Data On Your SSD? : Freeing Up Capacity On An SSD With NTFS Compression
Good info in that article... but some of the comments are good too.

This comment was funny:
Quote:
An interesting article, but seems a bit contradictory. Kind of like buying a Ferrari and then worrying about the gas mileage.
No definitive answer here either:
NTFS compression increase write amplification?

And then there is this:
The Truth About SSDs and Compression

Does your drive already use compression of its own?
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11 Mar 2013   #6
indianacarnie

Windows 7 Home Premium x64
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by OCIR View Post
i got a 120gig intel 520 ssd and BF3 takes a lot i only have 30 gigs left
You have to remember that you need free space for the wear leveling function.
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