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Old April 8, 2011, 06:32 PM
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Default SSD in ESata HDD caddy for laptop?

Has anybody attempted this?

Rather than replace the 750G 5400 RPM drive in my laptop, I'm considering picking up a decent sized SSD with the thought of putting it into an esata caddy for booting from at home. I've already got both the caddy, and a 15' ESata cable.

Is this even feasable? How about if I cheaped out and just used a 1T 7200 RPM HDD (already own).... would I see any performance benefits to the External caddy over a 5400 RPM laptop drive?

edit: If I did decide to go this route, is there an easy way (free of course.... ;) ) of syncing certain folders (like game saves / docs) from the external drive to the internal which wouldn't affect performance?
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