1. Sfigatto's Avatar
    If i install some more RAM in my notebook (dell inspiron 7559) i have to format the hard disk?
    02-22-2016 11:13 AM
  2. gpobernardo's Avatar
    No. If you do it correctly, you won't need to format the hard disk. Just make sure that you're installing a compatible RAM.

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    02-22-2016 11:22 AM
  3. Sfigatto's Avatar
    Thank you very much!
    I've another question, i'd also like to install an ssd, following the guide of this forum, but when i will have setted to save all files, music images and apps in the old hdd instead the new ssd, when i will try to install a game, this will be installed in the hdd? And if i will install the game in it the loading time will be slow?
    Thank you again!
    Last edited by Sfigatto; 02-22-2016 at 04:17 PM.
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    02-22-2016 03:25 PM
  4. gpobernardo's Avatar
    If you set to have your C:/ (that is, your OS) in your SSD, then your apps and games (from the Store - if that's what you mean) will be installed in your SSD (since that's your C:); but if you're referring to ordinary games from CD or online installers, then you can always choose where to install it - but the recommended is this:
    - All programs in C: - your SSD
    - All documents and files (Music, Videos, Pictures, Word files, etc.) in your HDD.

    This way, program performance will be a lot faster.
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    02-22-2016 11:05 PM
  5. jmshub's Avatar
    There are a lot of what-ifs in that scenario.

    Games will load somewhat faster from an SSD than from an HDD, but it all depends on how big the game is, how much data it is trying to load during game play.

    You can get a 500 GB SSD for ~$150, which would give you a decent amount of storage. What games are you looking to install?
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    02-22-2016 11:09 PM
  6. Sfigatto's Avatar
    I want to install some games on steam, such as gta V, train sims, rainbox six siege... And other, such as microsoft flight simulator with a lot of add on, from a cd...
    I think i'll take a 500gb ssd.
    Thank you very much!
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    02-23-2016 04:00 AM
  7. Sfigatto's Avatar
    Thank you for the answers :)
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    02-23-2016 04:01 AM
  8. seremify's Avatar
    If it's Steam, you can set both C and D drive to hold your library and then depending on game, you can elect to install it to either. I ended up putting most things on D drive (the 1TB SSHD) as other than CSGO and Simcity, I don't really play games that often to justify using up my valuable SSD :) Besides, the other games I paly aren't that intensive on constantly loading but as others mentioned, different games will see differing levels of benefit from installation on an SSD.
    05-29-2016 09:08 PM
  9. antheocy's Avatar
    Some advice when you installing ram. Check if the amount , brand and speed of ram is compatible with your laptop ,pc , notebook before buying or installing it.
    09-20-2016 03:07 AM

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