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Old 19-12-2018, 19:09   #2001
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From the Bargain Forum: Crucial MX500 CT1000MX500SSD1(Z) 1 TB Internal SSD - £110.99 @ Amazon
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Old 23-12-2018, 14:02   #2002
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Crucial have finally released an nvme drive. 2GB/sec. Not as fast as a Samsung 970 - but a fair beat cheaper at £201.59 for the 1TB
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Old 11-05-2019, 09:50   #2003
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Crucial closed their support forum and kindly gave me a 2TB MX500 as a thank you for helping on there. I now have a crazy 6TB of SSD in this PC! And 0.5TB just sat in a drawer because cabling it up is a bit of a hassle atm until I need it so I've used its cables for the new drive.
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Wow, thought I was doing well with the 2.75 TB in mine. I also had an unused 500GB MX500 in a drawer but due to an overzealous tidying up incident, don't have any more .
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Likely covered and answered but may have since been updated

Can you use an SSD drive as a "virtual memory" drive within windows 10 ?
Ive found myself with an old Samsung 120gb SSD and was wandering what I could use it for
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Old 18-07-2019, 13:55   #2007
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You could, but it would be slower reading/writing than RAM. Also, virtual memory would be extremely frequent writing which would eventually kill an SSD. I'd assume it wouldn't be recommended.
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You could, but it would be slower reading/writing than RAM. Also, virtual memory would be extremely frequent writing which would eventually kill an SSD. I'd assume it wouldn't be recommended.
Cheers. Think going to use it just for my photos.
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Also, virtual memory would be extremely frequent writing which would eventually kill an SSD. I'd assume it wouldn't be recommended
That's not correct. Windows queues up its virtual memory writes sequential and reads randomly from it making an SSD ideally for it. Microsoft have an article on it somewhere but since Crucial closed their forum - I no longer have access to my old posts to provide a citation for this. But it *is* the case.
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