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Windows 7: SSD and Readyboost


05 Mar 2011   #1

Win 7 SP1
 
 
SSD and Readyboost

Hello all,

I've got an older Dell Inspiron laptop that has only 512mg ram.

I swapped out the mechanical hard drive for an SSD. It's made a huge difference in running Windows 7.

I partitioned the drive into a System and Data drive and Windows 7 said I could use it for Readyboost. Since I only have 512mg ram, I gave it the go ahead.

My question is that will I see any performance issues since I'm using the SSD as a Readyboost device? My initial thought is no, since its much faster than any hard drive and almost as good as using ram.

Any other thoughts?


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06 Mar 2011   #2

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

It should work fine, but its not always a good idea to have the OS and readyboost on the same drive, I would say it will do the same function as page files do.
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