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Noob Question...
04-12-2012, 11:16 AM,
#1
Noob Question...
So I built my gaming PC (signature below) and have 85gb from 120gb SSD and 460gb out of 500 HDD. I was wondering If I download Steam like Counter Strike, Crysis, Skyrim, Diablo 3, and HON will my PC slow down noticeably?

I have HON only installed right now, plan to install the games into my HDD
Build: CPU: Intel Core i5-2500k Mobo: Asus P8Z68-V LX GPU: XFX Double D HD Radeon 6870 1GB RAM: Mushkin Enhanced Blackline 8GB (2 x 4GB) HDD: Barracuda 7200RPM 500 GB SATA 6GB SDD: SAMSUNG 120GB 830 Optical Drive: Asus SATA 24x DVD Burner PSU: KINGWIN Lazer Gold Series 700w Case: Cooler Master 922 Blue Cooling: COOLER MASTER Hyper 212 Plus Sound Card: ASUS Xonar DG 5.1 Monitor: (2) ASUS ML 249H Mouse: Logitech G500 Keyboard: Logitech G110 Speakers: Logitech Z623
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04-12-2012, 11:28 AM,
#2
RE: Noob Question...
Unless you max out your SSD and have to start putting games (applications) on your HDD, you should not see a slow down.

If you do have to start putting applications on the HDD then those will load slower.

You should really consider putting the games on your SSD to improve load times. HDD is typically for document storage and overflow. You're wasting your SSD if it's just sitting there with 85GB free.
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04-12-2012, 11:56 AM,
#3
RE: Noob Question...
I have OS and about 10 games installed on my SSD and I have about 65GB free out of 128GB. 120 actual space though.
Case: Cooler Master HAF 922 CPU: Intel Core i7 2600K OC to 4.5Ghz CPU Cooler: Thermalright Silver Arrow CPU TIM: Thermalright Chill Factor III GPU: GeForce GTX 560 Ti Zotac AMP! SSD: Crucial M4 128GB HDD: Samsung F3 1TB Motherboard: ASRock P67 Extreme 4 Gen 3 RAM: 2x4GB (8GB) Corsair Low Profile 1600MHz Optical Drive: ASUS 24X PSU: 650W Seasonic 80+ Gold Sound Card: None (Integrated) Keyboard: i-rocks KR-6260 Gaming Mouse: Logitch Gaming G500 Monitor: Viewsonic 24" LED-vx2453
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04-12-2012, 12:22 PM,
#4
RE: Noob Question...
Just keep up to date garbage cleaning and your SSD shouldn't slow down.
Desktop: CPU: Intel Core i5 2500 3.30GHz RAM: G.Skill 8GB MOBO: ASRock P67 Extreme4 Gen3 Video Card: SLI MSI Nvidia GeForce GTX 460 768 SSD: Corsair Force 3 60GB HDD: Samsung F3 1TB Sound: Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi Titanium Mouse: Storm Sentinal Z3RO-G Keyboard: Das Keyboard Silent/Filco Majestouch 2 Speakers: Behringer MS-16 Headphones: Alessandro MS-1/Shure SRH440 modded Router: D-Link Xtreme DIR-655 Monitor: Dell Ultrasharp U2312HM De-anti-glared Laptop: Lenovo Thinkpad X120e/Thinkpad T430
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