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Windows 7: What size is your SSD and what's on it?

21 Jul 2012   #1
Colonel Travis

Black Label 7 x64
 
 
What size is your SSD and what's on it?

Finally got one for the first time: Corsair Force Series GT 120 GB for $88 after rebate, impossible to turn that down.

Since space is a premium on these things, I'm curious what people keep on it besides the OS? I'm gonna put Photoshop, Office and various small crap. Games, I guess? Only playing Civ V Gods & Kings now, nothing else. I've got other HDDs for storage.


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21 Jul 2012   #2
LittleJay

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit SP 1
 
 

I have a 120 Gb Corsair Force III SSD and it has plenty of room for all my applications, while all my data is saved on a HDD. However, I am not a gamer so I am not familiar with how much space games require.
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21 Jul 2012   #3
Jerryw

Win 7 Ultimate sp-1 64 Bit+Vista Ultimate sp-2 64 Bit
 
 

I have 2 m4-ct64m4ssd2 64.0 GB,s one for Windows 7 64 bit Ultimate and
one for Youtube videos & my Photo,videos it is about half full and growing !
I love using them very fast to work with.
Jerry W.
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21 Jul 2012   #4
Solarstarshines

Windows 10 Home Premium 64bit sp1
 
 

I have 2 on 2 Different Rigs #1 Rig Ocz Agility 120Gb Sata III with just the Os and drivers and some Apps that can't be direted to the Second hard drive

#2 Corsair force SSD 80gb Sata II same as above like to keep them simple and fresh
Just normal hard drives for everything else 500GB each
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21 Jul 2012   #5
derekimo

Microsoft Community Contributor Award Recipient

 
 

I have a Crucial M4 128Gb in my lappy, 7 Pro, Office 2010, assorted programs and a couple VM's. Still have over 60Gb's free.
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21 Jul 2012   #6
pbcopter

Windows 7 Ultimate x64 SP1, Windows 8.1 Pro x64, Windows 10 Pro x64
 
 

I have a OCZ Vertex 3 120GB drive that I keep my operating system and all programs on.

Data files, etc are on a standard hard drive.

I also moved all my temp files to the standard drive as well.
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22 Jul 2012   #7
Zepher

Windows 7 Ultimate 64bit
 
 

128gb crucial m4, OS, Most of my programs. 36gb free
256gb crucial m4, Adobe CS 5 and CS 6, and all of my games that will fit. 24gb free.
The other 7 regular hard drives are media storage.
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22 Jul 2012   #8
whatfor

home premium 64 bit
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Zepher View Post
128gb crucial m4, OS, Most of my programs. 36gb free
256gb crucial m4, Adobe CS 5 and CS 6, and all of my games that will fit. 24gb free.
The other 7 regular hard drives are media storage.
Have you used the crucial clone software or have you just reinstalled your OS on the SSD. Im interested in buying one of these drives and want to know if cloning the OS works well...is it as fast as crucial state. Thanks for any info you can give me
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22 Jul 2012   #9
fireberd

Windows 7/10 64 bit
 
 

I have an OCZ Vertex 4, 128GB SSD that I used on a new system I just built. I have the OS and my recording studio software on the SSD. Everything else is on a 1TB hard drive.
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22 Jul 2012   #10
dejavecue

Windows 7 Ultimate x64
 
 

I have an OCZ Vertex 3 60 GB (for half a year now)
I am using it for Windows and all my programs as well as StarCraft 2 (all my other games are on a regular HDD, although I wish I had a 240 GB SSD for all my Games).

I saved a lot of space by using a 8 GB RAM-Disk (gt 16 GB total) and limiting pagefile on the SSD to 100mb. Also disabled all kinds of copies (only ever keep the latest backup file and so on), so even with all programs that I use + SC2 + Windows I still have 15 GB of 55 GB free.

But my next thing to upgrade will either be a 240GB SSD for my games (as indicated above) or a ~120GB SSD for my laptop for university. I hate how slow that thing boots even though it has 8 GB of RAM, yet in comparison it seems to take forever for everything
--> I guess that is a good example of "First World Problems"
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