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|03-12-2012 09:29 AM|
Whenever you mess with install directories, it's always best to just re-install the program just in case anyway. Even when getting a SSD a lot of people just reinstall Windows because it can be a hassle to go from a platter drive to a SSD because of alignment issues.
|03-12-2012 07:37 AM|
|03-12-2012 03:33 AM|
For those who move data folders out of OS partition, how would app launch time benefit from it? The technique to move user and programdata folders out of C drive is pretty "advance" last I checked as there is no easy way to do that.
|03-12-2012 03:31 AM|
|SlickPickSlim||You are correct. 128 is plenty for programs and apps. My drive has maintained 70 gb available since I've pointed all my users folders and data to a spinning drive. Even an 80 gb ssd is doable and there are ways to decrease paging file size etc... if you're working with a small ssd to maximize space. But 128 is the sweet spot, I'm not even bothering with messing with space maximization techniques.|
|03-12-2012 03:10 AM|
|blackblaze||folks are just using their SSD for the OS and where to install applications, and probably have a second drive to store files, for best performance with a SSD and non-SD drive? If that is the case, would 128GB be sufficient over the course of 2+ yrs? I can't imagine, based on the scenario presented, that I'd have enough applications to fill the SSD. Am I correct in this assumption?|
|03-12-2012 02:58 AM|
|CheapBastardX10||Recommend the SSD, just not the price. $150 is bad, especially with the recent falling in price for SSD. $140 is a good deal. $130 is a slick deal.|
|03-12-2012 02:08 AM|
i paid 10 more than dryugan probably more than a month ago, but got it at least 10 days earlier.
sometimes productivity is worth more than a few bucks, jump on this if you're considering the m4, it's a solid choice for upgrade.
|03-12-2012 02:01 AM|
|dryugan||i got mine on tigerdirect for $139.99 total|
|03-12-2012 01:52 AM|
|yoshigamer141||Not a very good price. Newegg had it a while back for almost a 1$/gb. The good deals come from price match to amazon when they have it on sale then a coupon.|
|03-12-2012 01:18 AM|
Crucial m4 128GB SSD - 149 w/tax AC - STAPLES
Staples has Crucial m4 128GB SSD for $169.99. Apply $30 off $150 coupon. Mine came to 148.39 tax included. Use your favorite CC or CB site to get some of that tax back to make it a lil cheaper