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So how full should I leave a non-OS SSD?

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Hi there,

 

My PC rig has the follow storage:

-250GB SSD for OS and programs

-2.5TB for files (docs, MP3, Videos, etc.) and setups

-2TB SSD for games (Steam, GOG and others)

 

I know the old rule of thumb when it comes to the max capacity you should fill your OS drive, but what about non-OS drives, specifically an SSD. Can I get my money's worth and fill that sucker to the max or leave room? Currently, I have 143GB left on that gaming SSD, should I stop, continue or make some room?

 

 

Thanks

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From what i have heard, it is around 30%


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You're already around where I wouldn't feel comfortable about filling it any more. I would at this point either offload games I don't use much to a HDD, or buy another SSD.... but more likely offload.


Please quote my post, or put @paddy-stone if you want me to respond to you, I may not see your post otherwise.

 

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Jeannie

 

As long as anyone is oppressed, no one will be safe and free.

One has to be proactive, not reactive, to ensure the safety of one's data so backup your data! And RAID is NOT a backup!

 

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Jeannie

 

As long as anyone is oppressed, no one will be safe and free.

One has to be proactive, not reactive, to ensure the safety of one's data so backup your data! And RAID is NOT a backup!

 

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