SSD in Desktop

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  1. TheRider

    TheRider Geeky OT Supporter

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    Anyone else using a SSD in their desktop? I've recently moved my desktop boot hard drive over to a 1.8in 64GB SSD (adapted to ATA unfortunately from ZIF since hard to go SATA to ZIF) very very fast bootup times, quick movement, low stickyness factor.

    I keep a second SATA drive in there for actual data/application storage. Biggest issue so far is I can't put my Outlook OST with Cached exchange mode on the SSD which would be a huge improvement from regular disk. Seems to be a bug on Cached OST's on SSD's that hasn't been fixed yet, can't imagine what people that use laptops and travel do.

    How have others experiences gone with it?
     
  2. piratepenguin

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    very cool.


    how much the fuck did that cost?
     
  3. TheRider

    TheRider Geeky OT Supporter

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    Had a spare SSD out of a laptop I moved in, so didn't cost anything really, outside of a adapter, which is sub $30.
     
  4. deusexaethera

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    Low stickiness factor?

    I have my pagefile on a CompactFlash card plugged into a spare IDE socket on my motherboard, and I've also noticed a nice reduction in disk thrashing as a result.
     
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    Stickyness factor = The speed at which the OS responds to you clicking on items, ie responsiveness to your motion.
     
  6. Cock Diesel

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    I'm looking at a laptop with a SSD drive. I think I'm gonna let it settle down before I bite at a SSD.
     

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