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Re: Computer advise.

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Originally Posted by Jim Ford View Post
ISTRC that using a SSD for virtual memory (swap space) is not a good idea, as SSDs wear out with lots of R/W cycles. SSDs are good for quick start-up of the O.S. and programs. As I stated earlier, if you have sufficient RAM, then virtual RAM isn't needed.

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Virtual memory is still needed Jim, but not used very much. That said, the more RAM you have the bigger the Page File recommended by Windows.

I actually have my Page File set to a separate physical SSD drive which makes the machine even quicker. I have not had any problems yet, touch wood, and my drives show 100% life remaining after nearly three years.
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