Sata and Ssd Hard drive question.

  JoanneBonnett 15:23 08 Oct 2014
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My new computer has a 2TB Sata hard drive and a 256GB SSD. Currently everything is sitting on the SSD and the Sata is empty. Whenever I install anything it automatically puts it to the SSD.

To get optimum use of the drives where should I be putting things. I know that the OS is better on the SSD but not really sure about everything else. Does it really matter. It just seems daft having a 2TB drive sat empty.

  QuizMan 16:37 08 Oct 2014

As a general rule you want your operating system and programs to be on the SSD and your data (such as photos, documents, music and the like) on the SATA drive.

  JoanneBonnett 19:07 08 Oct 2014

Thank you Quizman - is there a correct way to transfer the files from the SSD to the Sata - I normally use drag and drop to move files/folders around but I'm not sure if this is the correct to do it in this case ?

  Fruit Bat /\0/\ 19:56 08 Oct 2014
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see here for moving USers folders windows 8.1?

  JoanneBonnett 20:28 08 Oct 2014

That's brilliant thank you Fruit Bat.

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