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Old July 25, 2013, 02:41 PM
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Unhappy Sandisk ReadyCache 32GB

Forgive me if this is a very basic/dumb question.

I'm thinking of buying a Sandisk ReadyCache 32GB SSD and a Seagate 1TB HDD.
I wanted to install Windows 7 Ultimate x64 onto the SSD (it only needs 20GB) and use the HDD for absolutely everything else.
Question is, can I install an OS onto a ReadyCache? This thing basically recognises what files you use most and writes them to the SSD for faster boot times later on.

Need some opinions.
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Old July 25, 2013, 02:43 PM
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Here is the product, for all interested.
SanDisk ReadyCache Solid State Drive
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Old July 25, 2013, 03:53 PM
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You can install your OS on the cache drive, but you won't be able to use it as a cache drive without overwriting your OS.

There's honestly no point in buying a cache drive outside of extremely niche circumstances these days. You're better off buying a larger capacity SSD at that price range.
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Old July 26, 2013, 02:59 AM
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You can install your OS on the cache drive, but you won't be able to use it as a cache drive without overwriting your OS.

There's honestly no point in buying a cache drive outside of extremely niche circumstances these days. You're better off buying a larger capacity SSD at that price range.
How about a 64GB Sandisk SSD?
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Old July 26, 2013, 09:01 AM
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Ready cache is great, breathed new life into my sister's old core duo build. A plus is that it caches all drives, so they all get a boost.
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Old July 26, 2013, 09:14 AM
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You are missing the point. Cache drive speeds up your HDs, you dont install the OS on it.
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Old July 30, 2013, 05:29 PM
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Yea I'll have to agree with Eldonko your missing the point the Sandisk readycache software will put all the user data onto the SSD itself.... you don't need to do anything just intall the SSD into one of your open sata ports and power it up. Oh yea and install the readycache software.
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