I have been reading lots of posts about SSD drives. I have purhcased a Patriot 32GB SSD drive. I have not installed it yet. Was going to installed as the OS boot drive for my personal desktop. I see that there are porblems with Outlook 2007 and performance issues with SSD drives. I depend on Outlook big time all day on desktops, notebook and Samsung Windwos 2006.1 cell phone!
Does anyoine know any new info as to if this is still a problem and what can be done if anything about it?
I see that there were posts that mentioned having your PST files on a different drive. I have spare drives that can be used with this SSD. But I am not sure that I know if you can indeded move the PST files to that drive and what other Outlook related info and files need to be moved or installed on a non SSD drvie if possible.
From what I read you have to have the pst fiile that is used for your mail delivery on your boot disk with OS and in the
C:\Documents and Settings\USER\Local Settings\Application Data\Microsoft\Outlook
folder. Not sure if this is the case for all instances POP3 vs using Exchange Server in house etc. We have some systems that are POP3 Outlook and others that are on the netwrk using the Excahgne Server and Outlook.
Any suggestions on if it even makes sense to try out this SSD drive?
Have a WD VelociRaptor 300GB drive as well on the shelf that has not been used and thinking of just using it for OS and everything (XP Pro now may also be building a box with Intel i7 920 and Vista Ultimate so need to considre taht for near future) want to get fastest possible boot time and disk access overall .
also would Acronis be the best way to get everytihing from the curretn 160GB SATA 1 drive to the new SSD or WD VelociRaptor? OR do you think It would be cleaner to start fre\sh with XP Pro install and adding back apps and data (know it would take longer)