How to use new SSD and HDD drives most effectively

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Re: How to use new SSD and HDD drives most effectively

Vunite wrote:

21tones wrote:

A couple of weeks ago I got great advice on this forum on how best to update my ageing computer. Basically, put in an SSD as C drive and use existing HDD for photo storage.

It's certainly advisable to put the OS (C:) on the SSD, as well as all applications. If it's large enough then you can aprtition it and have a D or whatever on the SSD,

Here's a not bad little pros and cons discussion on partitioning in 2020

https://answers.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/forum/all/is-it-important-to-partition-my-hard-drive-for/9be287f3-d658-4751-969c-be06fc308c3f

Short answer - it's 2020, except for a few specific cases - just don't.

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