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Old January 3, 2013, 08:44 PM
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IIRC the Intel 520 is either 3000 or 5000 write cycle flash, so unless your PC is CONSTANTLY using the page file (to the point of lagging up the PC with I/O), there isn't much to worry about.

I do BOINC/F@H + very light VM on my primary and I have a page file on my SSD and my HDD. There's 400MB on the SSD because I don't want to take up too much space, and another 4GB on my HDD in case some program takes up a lot more RAM than I expected. If you're worried, by all means download an SSD toolbox and monitor the writes for a week. However, I wouldn't just disable everything that writes to the SSD without some data first.
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