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Old November 11, 2012, 08:02 AM
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I see, so you would actually recommend having the OS and software (games, Office, iTunes etc) on the ssd for fast load times but actual files (office documents, songs etc) on the HDD because they won't gain much benefit from loading from an ssd, is that correct?
That's correct unless your "files" include something that can actually be sped up with fast I/O, like a ton of source code (e.g. hundreds of files) you want to compile. A modern hard drive is easily fast enough to load your average document in less than a second, so as mentioned the benefit is only obtained when you need lots of random-access I/O which doesn't normally happen with personal data.
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