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My computer is set up to boot from SSD, should I change the location of my page file? [duplicate]

My computer is set up to boot from a solid state drive (SSD). Should I change where my page file is located? Specifically, should I put it on my IDE hard disk?
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Is it a good idea to move the page file to a non-system drive? [duplicate]

I have 2 drives on my box: a primary, fairly small, SSD drive and a huge regular hard drive. I am running out of space on my SSD drive. I already have instructions on how to move it, but I would ...
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SSDNow100VS2 Page File (Windows 7) [duplicate]

Possible Duplicates: How to control RAM / swap usage Should I keep my swap file on an SSD drive? I just put an SSDNow100VS2 into my laptop, with Windows 7 Ultimate 64, and 4GB of ram. I'm ...
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Should I have a page file? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Should I keep my swap file on an SSD drive? I have 16GB RAM and an SSD (actually two in RAID 0 configuration, but one for argument's sake). My CPU is very powerful, as ...
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Releasing swap space

At times the kernel seems to be intent on keeping e.g. firefox in swap, even though there is enough physical memory available and I'm using firefox: robert@rm:~> free -m total ...
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Virtual Memory and SSD

While studying for the A+ Exam I was reading about SSD's and I thought to myself that if you had a mobo with a low RAM limit you could use a dedicated SSD purely for Virtual RAM. I looked up some ...
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Which hard drive should one install the OS on for the best program run time performance? (SSD or SATA) Does it matter?

I have just build a new computer and I acquired a SSD(64gb) for faster read/write performance. I also have a much larger SATA drive. I was wondering if putting the operating system on one or the other ...
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Disadvantages of using a swap file/partition on an SSD, even when swappiness is set to 0 [closed]

What are the disadvantages of using a swap file/partition on an SSD, even when swappiness is set to 0 I'm particularly interested in the /proc/sys/vm/swappiness=0 case. How much writes are still ...
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Virtual Memory and SSDs [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Virtual Memory and SSD On a Windows 7 system, isn't it more beneficial to leave the page file ON the SSD versus moving it over to a HDD? I've heard some say if you move ...
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Will a swap file not slow down the system so much if a Solid State Drive is used?

When RAM runs out on a computer, the swap file is used, and then the system can become quite slow. But if the notebook or desktop is using SSD nowadays, will it be less of a concern? (Updated Oct ...
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Create Linux swap on external USB 3 hard drive

I have an external USB 3 hard drive USB 3 port on Debian, and I would like to create a swap partition on that drive which drive also holds the partitions for databases and other high-volume stuff. ...