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Help with storage

Campbell

New member
Joined
Jan 8, 2020
Location
Perthshire
PC Experience
Some Experience
I have a new Dell optiplex 3060 with 250Gb SSD & 500GB HDD, the machine came with this. My question is as my total storage required is about 150GB should I use the SSD to store everything or use it for windows 10 OS and put everything else on the hard drive. If I put everything on the SSD would it slow the PC
 

Rustys

Joined
Aug 28, 2017
Location
Here since I am not there
PC Experience
Very Experienced
Put everything on the 500 GB plus to an external HDD that way if something happens to the internal storage then you have a back up.
 

Ned Seagoon

FPCH Member
Joined
Jan 14, 2018
Location
Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia
PC Experience
Very Experienced
Yes make a backup to an external drive.

Use the SSD for your operating system and programs you use frequently, use the internal HDD for storage of photographs, videos and documents.

However you do not appear to have a lot of saved data and if there is room, there is no problem storing this on your SSD, it will not slow down your computer.
 
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